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Noura Erakat: 'Part of the problem'

Human rights lawyer and activist, Erakat explains the benefits the US will have from creation of a Palestinian state.

Last Modified: 27 Aug 2013 10:40
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America is fundamentally part of the problem. Even though it can exert leverage over Israel, it has failed to do so consistently

Noura Erakat, human rights lawyer

Noura Erakat, who is a human rights lawyer and activist, teaches International Human Rights Law in the Middle East at Georgetown University.

She is currently an Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple University, Beasley School of Law.

And Erakat served as the Legal Advocacy Coordinator for the BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Refugee and Residency Rights.

Erakat is the co-editor of Jadaliyya , an electronic publication on the Middle East.

She joined Empire to speak about the US' role in the peace process, and how the country ultimately stands to gain from the creation of a Palestinian state.

 

 

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