Amal Clooney Calls Out Trump For Violence Against The Media

Lauren Saccone

Amal Clooney looks over her shoulder and smiles at the red carpet.

Amal Clooney has some thoughts for Donald Trump, and the famed human rights attorney isn’t pulling any punches. On Wednesday, Clooney gave a speech at the United Nations Correspondents Association Awards in New York City. In it, she addressed the ongoing attack on journalists — and placed much of the blame squarely on Trump.

According to The Huffington Post, in her speech Clooney shared numerous tales of journalists who have come under attack in recent years. She explained her own work helping to free imprisoned journalists in Myanmar, and the lengthy and challenging process that has proven to be.

Clooney was quick to point out the regimes that target journalists and pose the most threat to them, notably Brazil, Hungary, Turkey, North Korea, and the Philippines. But the most intense of her criticism was reserved Trump, who has been at war with journalists during the course of his presidency.

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