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A Book Talk by Noura Erakat: Justice for Some

By: | posted on: Oct 24, 2019

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Date(s) - 10/24/2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Crane Room, Paige Hall, Tufts University

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Contact Person:
Amahl Bishara
Email:
amahl.bishara@tufts.edu
Website:
https://ase.tufts.edu/mes/documents/events2019sep24.pdf
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Organization:
The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, International Relations, & the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism & Diaspora


Justice in the question of Palestine is often framed as a question of law. Over the past century, the law has done more to advance Israel’s interests than the Palestinians’. But, Erakat argues, this outcome was never inevitable.

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. She has also served as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations. She is a frequent commentator, with recent appearances on CBS News, CNN, Fox News, and NPR.

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