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Israel, Human Rights and the Supreme Court

2 July 2018
  • 20:00 - 21:30
  • £8 (£5 conc)

Join Israel’s leading human rights lawyer, Michael Sfard as he discusses his new book The Wall and the Gate, in which he lays out the moral ambiguity of fighting against violations of human rights as a result of occupation, in Israel’s High Court , the court of the occupying power.

 

Michael has fought many of high profile cases in Israel’s Supreme Court including most recently petition on behalf of four Israeli human rights organisations challenging the open fire regulations in force on the Gaza/Israel border, and a case challenging the cconstitutionality of the ‘Regularisation Law,’ which would, if affirmed, confiscate thousands of acres of privately owned Palestinian land and allocate it for settlers.

 

Tickets £8 (£5 conc) available here

For more information, visit the New Israel Fund website.