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Richard Anderson Falk (born November 13, 1930) is an American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, the author or co-author of 20 books and the editor or co-editor of another 20 books, speaker, activist on world affairs, and an appointee to two United Nations positions on the Palestinian Territories.


In 2008, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appointed Falk to a six-year term as a United Nations special rapporteur on "the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967." Some of his official reports, as well as other writings, have been criticized by Israeli officials and some diplomats.

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The Nobel Peace Prize Committee Has Stretched the Understanding of the Prize. Richard Falk is Milbank professor of international law, Emeritus, at Princeton University, and author of "Power Shift: on the New Global Order." Updated October 13, 2016, 11 ...
The Nobel Peace Prize Committee Has Stretched the Understanding of the Prize. Richard Falk is Milbank professor of international law, Emeritus, at Princeton University, and author of "Power Shift: on the New Global Order." Updated October 13, 2016, 11 ...

Allowing Peres' idealist persona to epitomize the true nature of Israel created the political space needed to affirm contemporary Israel without being forced to admit that Israel as a political player was behaving in a manner that defied law and morality.
Ban Ki Moon'S second term as the secretary-general of the United Nations ends this December. He was the most ideal man for the job as far as the United States and its allies were concerned.
The signatories included former UN special rapporteur, Richard Falk, who, along with the others, called on Ban to either stand for justice or resign.
Within a short time, the petition had gathered more than 1,000 signatures from scholars all around the country, including Richard Falk, Robin D.G. Kelley, Marc Lamont Hill, Jasbir Puar, Moustafa Bayoumi, Sarah Schulman and Steven Salaita. ... Having ...

2) Does she consider Israel to be practicing apartheid policies as attested to by legal jurist Professor John Dugard, law expert professor Richard Falk and various others? 3) Does she support, as Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Professor Stephen Hawikng, ...
Last year I sat in the offices of one of the judges of the International Criminal Court and, with NGOs, we spoke about the possibility of ecocide law becoming an international crime against humanity. ... Many brave thinkers and activists from the ...
Dr. Robinson is Professor of sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Like Dr. Joy Karega, Dr. Steven Salaita, Dr. Hatem Bazian, Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, Dr. Richard Falk, me and many others, Dr. Robinson includes in the curriculum some ...
... Rapporteur for Palestinian human rights Richard Falk, a leading authority in international relations and international law, discussed the ongoing abuses committed by Israel in this exclusive interview for Truthout, which was conducted while ...
By Richard Falk*. When it comes to foreign policy, it seems at first glance to be a no brainer. Hilary Clinton is experienced, knowledgeable, intelligent, an internationalist, known and respected around the world.
In his defence of non-violent protest and the rules of international law, professor Richard Falk, the former UN Rapporteur for the Occupied Territories, spoke of the BDS movement as "A hopeful way of writing the future history of Palestine in the legal ...
Research nurse Clare McCormack, and research coordinator Michelle Thirkell both worked with Dr Falk to oversee the setting up of studies, recruitment and retention of participants, through to study closure and archiving.
According to a press release, American scholar Dr Richard Falk was the keynote speaker who speaking on the occasion gave the idea of global governance that was more ethical and humane.
Research Professor from University of California and Chair United Nations Environment Programme Dr Hilal Elver delivered a lecture on food security and climate change while Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Naseer Pasha, Punjab Higher education ... Studies ...
Sounds fishy. The UN General Assembly rejected it and supported the Arab Higher Committee's call for the recognition of a Palestinian State "which would respect human rights, fundamental freedoms and equality of all persons before the law, and would ...
Habib University hosted a public lecture featuring Dr Richard Falk - a renowned international law and international relations scholar - at the Tariq Rafi Lecture Theater on Thursday evening.

'People prefer a 100-year period of tyranny to a single year of chaos', narrated Dr Richard Falk, a renowned scholar on international affairs and law, while speaking on the Middle East during a lecture at the Habib University. He was narrating the ...
This was said by Dr Richard Falk at the end of his talk on the topic of 'Sovereign States, human rights and World (Dis)Order' at the Habib University on Thursday evening.
One such book of truth is Jeremy R. Hammond's just published Obstacle to peace, a closely reasoned, heavily documented (68 pages of footnotes), fully indexed, readable book with a Foreword by Richard Falk, an Introduction by Gene Epstein, and an ...
Sounds fishy. The UN General Assembly rejected it and supported the Arab Higher Committee's call for the recognition of a Palestinian State "which would respect human rights, fundamental freedoms and equality of all persons before the law, and would ...
Sounds fishy. The UN General Assembly rejected it and supported the Arab Higher Committee's call for the recognition of a Palestinian State "which would respect human rights, fundamental freedoms and equality of all persons before the law, and would ...
Although many commentators rightly point to the risk to the rule of law posed by the sweeping post-coup purges, too few applaud the successful defeat of the putschists as an unambiguous victory for human rights and democracy.
The haunting question is this: was it a wise and practical decision to keep the crime of genocide from being part of the international criminal law framework used to assess the individual accountability of surviving Nazi political and military leaders ...
Richard Falk (The Declining World Order: America's Imperial Geopolitics, 2013), is an internationally acclaimed scholar in global affairs and is Milbank professor of international law Emeritus at Princeton University where he was a member of the ...
Richard Falk is a professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University. He is the author or co-author of 20 books and the editor or co-editor of another 20 volumes.
Born into a Jewish family in New York in 1930, Richard Falk grew up to become a distinguished academic, author and public speaker.
Richard Falk is a professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University. He is the author or co-author of 20 books and the editor or co-editor of another 20 volumes.
Richard Falk (The Declining World Order: America's Imperial Geopolitics, 2013), is an internationally acclaimed scholar in global affairs and is Milbank professor of international law Emeritus at Princeton University where he was a member of the ...
Born into a Jewish family in New York in 1930, Richard Falk grew up to become a distinguished academic, author and public speaker.
I recently came across Elver, who I have known for years, in Bodrum in southwest Turkey. She spends a couple of months a year in Bodrum with her husband, prof. Richard Falk, a prominent international law expert. We talked about her position at the U.N.
The United Nation's special rapporteur on the right to food since 2014 has been a Turkish woman named Hilal Elver. Prof. Elver, who was a legal expert at an Environment Ministry institution, was the second woman rapporteur selected from Turkey in the ...
Richard Falk is Albert G Milbank Professor Emeritus of international law at Princeton University and Research Fellow, Orfalea Center of Global Studies.
... human rights in the Palestinian Territories, Richard Falk, said the appointment was "particularly ironic because [Danon] is a militant settler leader, and the settlements themselves are a violation of international law." The professor emeritus of ...
Richard Falk (The Declining World Order: America's Imperial Geopolitics, 2013), is an internationally acclaimed scholar in global affairs and is Milbank professor of international law Emeritus at Princeton University where he was a member of the ...
... acted to help the rebels win the war and to make non-negotiable the dismantling of the Qaddafi regime", notes Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus of international law at Princeton and former United Nations special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights.
The right-wing pundit published a video to YouTube shortly after the attack in which he claims the U.S. government purposefully let the shootings in Orlando and San Bernardino happen in order to impose restrictions on free speech and take away ...
Richard Falk is a member of the TRANSCEND Network, an international relations scholar, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, author, co-author or editor of 40 books, and a speaker and activist on world affairs. In 2008, the ...
... visa-free travel rights in Schengen Europe, European promises of a fast track approach to Turkish accession negotiations, and European demands that the Turkish anti-terrorism law be amended so that it cannot be used to pursue journalists and ...
Richard Falk is a professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University where he taught for forty years.
... such as the Civil Society Forum and the intellectuals Forum that took place around the LDC summit in 2011, unfortunately, could not be formed for the the World Humanitarian Summit.
Well, let me just say that this Harvard Law professor is likely to be nominated for the Supreme Court by Obama (all the more reason we need to work even the harder to elect the Congressman from Texas).
Richard Falk, American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, says the US has formed "toxic special relationships" with Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Israel's perceived counterinsurgency record has even led other governments to mute or even abandon their criticisms of the manner in which Israel suppresses Palestinians and flaunts international law. In this way, the Israeli network of arms sales ...
Fadel Abu Hein, a Gaza-based professor of psychology at Al-Aqsa University, told MEE that some of those who had committed suicide had written messages explicitly blaming the blockade, with one man writing: "Open the future up for us, or else we are ...
Watching the distressing kowtowing this past week to that same lobby by Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has proven Richard Falk undeniably correct. Inher speechto the America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), an organization which, in ...
In early March professor Richard Falk, former United Nations special rapporteur for the Occupied Palestinian Territories, wrote an essay explaining that American foreign policy generated by Democratic party presidents has been much to blame for the ...
As such, it represents a radical challenge to our traditional understanding of warfare, and unless responses are shaped by these realities, it could drive Western democracies step by step into an enthused political embrace and revived actuality of ...
The UN Human Rights Council chief on Wednesday nominated a Canadian law professor to a controversial post surveying the rights situation in the occupied Palestinian Territories.
As such, it represents a radical challenge to our traditional understanding of warfare, and unless responses are shaped by these realities, it could drive Western democracies step by step into a mental embrace and physical embodiment of fascist politics.


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