Fresh Squeezed! Episode 1:1 – Noura Erakat

Fresh Squeezed! Episode 1:1 – Noura Erakat

In her book “Justice for Some: The Role of International Law in the Palestinian Struggle,” Noura Erakat makes a provocative claim: that international law, often hailed as a neutral guardian of justice, has actually strengthened Israeli settler-colonialism. Erakat contends that international law’s supposed neutrality is but a mirage, shaped and coloured by global power imbalances. In this episode, Erakat delves into her journey as a human rights lawyer, illuminating the inconsistencies of a legal framework that beckons with promise yet hinders justice for Palestinians. This episode is not just about Palestine; it’s a window into the broader dilemmas faced by critical thinkers in international law.

Join Mohsen al Attar and Omar Kamel for an enlightening conversation with Erakat that challenges conventional wisdom and will spark new perspectives.

You may access the audio on Apple, Spotify, and YouTube Radio.

Transcripts are available in:

Arabic, English, and French

Transcripts will be available in:

Chinese, Hindi, Portuguese, and Spanish

All contributors record Fresh Squeezed Podcast episodes in their individual capacity, and their opinions do not necessarily reflect the official position of Opinio Juris, the ICJ, or any organisation with which the author is affiliated.

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