The Dark Room

Palestine in Perspective (Episode 2): In Conversation with Richard Falk

August 22, 2021

Paul talks with Richard Falk, Professor of International Law and Practice, Emeritus (Princeton University) and prolific human rights author, about his experience as former United Nations Special Rapporteur on "the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967”, the parallels between former South African and current Israel apartheid—oppressing the Palestinian people—and Israel’s attempt to undermine the legitimacy of the upcoming (September 2021)and fourth UN anti-racism conference in New York City.  

Learn more about Richard at and his recently published memoir discussed in the episode, Public Intellectual: The Life of a Citizen Pilgrim, here. Finally, video of the discussion, for which this episode is the audio can be seen here.

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