Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in Occupied Palestinian Territories Speaking in Toronto
September 20, 2009
The Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation (NECEF) will present the third James Graff Memorial Lecture: Richard Falk
Toronto, Ont. - U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Richard Falk, who was detained and later expelled by Israeli authorities while on a U.N. mission to the Palestinian territories last December, will be speaking in Toronto on:
"Imagining Israel-Palestine Peace: Why International Law Matters "
Prof. Falk will address what he calls "the current failure of the peace process despites Obama′s efforts" and the UN Goldstone Report released last week which, according to the BBC, "could land Israel in the International Criminal Court." Falk is a prolific author and a distinguished Professor Emeritus in International Law at Princeton University. He has appeared on numerous news programs including the BBC′s Hardtalk.
Sunday September 27 at 2 p.m.
University of Toronto Health Sciences Building, RM 610.
155 College St, west of University Ave.
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