Israel: above the law?
Saturday 18 October 2014 3 – 7pm
Amnesty International UK
17-25 New Inn Yard
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Join Palestine Legal Action Network (PLAN) and War on Want for a meeting and discussion with legal experts and campaigners: Where does international law stand on Israel?
2014 marks the 10 year anniversary of the International Court of Justice ruling on the illegality of Israel’s Wall. What have the effects of this ruling been on the ground? Can we utilize law to achieve justice for Palestinians and how can you support legal actions and join justice for Palestine campaigns?
John Duggard, Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 2001–2008; judge ad hoc International Court of Justice.
Sahar Francis, General Director of Ramallah-based Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, providing legal and advocacy support to Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli and Palestinian prisons.
Nimer Sultany, Lecturer in Public Law, School of Law, SOAS, University of London. Previously, he was Postdoctoral Fellow at SUNY Law School. He holds an SJD from Harvard.
Rafeef Ziadah is Senior Campaigns Officer at War on Want and member of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions national committee secretariat.
Chaired by Brenna Bhandar, Senior Lecturer in law at SOAS School of Law.
No registration necessary, but seating is limited so please arrive early to guarantee seat.