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The struggle for Palestinian emancipation: international law, imperialism and apartheid

Saturday 25th September2:30pm3:45pm

The session will explore the uses and limits of the law as a tool for Palestinian liberation. From the refusal to recognise the legitimacy of colonial courts to the difficulties of challenging the reality of the occupation, how can lawyers work with activists to develop a strategy of rupture with the status quo?


Mira is committed to defending the rights of individuals and to holding public and private sector organisations to account. She has particular expertise in inquests and inquiries and is developing a criminal defence practice.

Dr Valentina Azarova is an international law practitioner and researcher with 15 years of experience advising international and local inter- and non-governmental organistions, governments and investigative journalists as well as over seven years of experience teaching international human rights law and practice.

Nour is a lawyer qualified in England and Wales and has been a member of Legal Agenda’s General Assembly since 2020.

Fahad Ansari is a practising solicitor with over 15 years of immigration, asylum and nationality law experience. He specialises in complex cases involving EU law, criminal deportation, terrorism and national security, political asylum, human rights claims and citizenship challenges.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organisations in our educational and research work:
Lipman Miliband TrustRosa Luxemburg Stiftung LondonBarry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust
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