Talk to Al Jazeera: Richard Falk

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



    Watch part two

    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.

    in depth

    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.

    Crisis of Aboriginal women in prison in Australia

    Crisis of Aboriginal women in prison in Australia

    Aboriginal women are the largest cohort of prisoners in Australia, despite making up only 2 percent of the population.