Talk to Al Jazeera: Richard Falk

The UN special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights talks to Teymoor Nabili.



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    Professor Richard Falk describes himself as an American Jew, but it is his support of Palestinian rights that has earned him the profile and abuse that is threatening to overshadow five decades of achievements as a lawyer, an academic and an author.

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    Even before he was appointed as the UN special rapporteur on Palestine and called the situation in Gaza "a narrative of massive suffering", Falk earned the undying enmity of Israel which called him malicious and unbalanced.

    One year after Israel's assault on Gaza, Al Jazeera talks to Richard Falk about his views on that war, the impact of the Obama presidency, his reactions to the Goldstone report, and the future of the peace process.

    Talk to Al Jazeera: Richard Falk
    can be seen from Sunday, December 27, 2009 at the following times GMT: 0630, 2030; Monday: 0530; Tuesday: 0130, 1230, 1930; Wednesday: 1630.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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