Amal Clooney risked arrest in Egypt by exposing flaw’s in country judicial system as she fights for al-Jazeera journalists 

January 2, 2015 8:41 PM

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Amal Clooney risked arrest in Egypt by exposing flaw’s in country judicial system as she fights for al-Jazeera journalists 

Before she even took on the job of defending Canadian citizen Mohammed Fahmy, Clooney bashed the country's court system for allowing government officials to influence highly politicized cases. Officials threatened to arrest her if she released the report in Cairo, Clooney said in a startling revelation as the journalists Thursday earned a retrial.

The bulldog human rights attorney risked arrest in Egypt after she blasted the country’s judicial system for flaws that eventually led to the conviction of three al-Jazeera journalists accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.

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