Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Clive Stafford Smith
Clive Stafford Smith

Clive Stafford Smith is an Anglo-American human rights lawyer who recently founded the new charity 3DCentre (, and who has often represented journalists being targeted in the ‘War on Terror’, including Sami Alhaj, the Al Jazeera journalist who was held in Guantanamo Bay. 

Writer’s Articles

Secrecy is journalism's deadliest foe

When journalists unquestioningly swallow the narrative put forward by governments in the name of 'secrecy', it serves no-one

Published on: 12 Sep, 2021