The Goldstone Report Focus of NYU Taub Center for Israel Studies Lecture, Dec. 1


David Kretzmer, a member of the UN Human Rights Committee from 1995 to 2002, will deliver a public lecture, The Goldstone Report: Armed Conflict and the Duty to Investigate, on Tuesday, December 1, 6 p.m. at New York University s Hemmerdinger Hall in Silver Center (100 Washington Square East at Washington Place). The event is hosted by NYU s Taub Center for Israel Studies.

David Kretzmer
David Kretzmer

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David Kretzmer, a member of the UN Human Rights Committee from 1995 to 2002, will deliver a public lecture, “The Goldstone Report: Armed Conflict and the Duty to Investigate,” on Tuesday, December 1, 6 p.m. at New York University’s Hemmerdinger Hall in Silver Center (100 Washington Square East at Washington Place). The event is hosted by NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies.

The lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP to fas.taubcenter@nyu.edu or 212.998.8981. Space is limited. Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street). Reporters interested in attending the event must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

Kretzmer, who served as vice-chairperson of the UN Human Rights Committee in 2001 and 2002, has authored, among other works: The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories; The Concept of Human Dignity in Human Rights Discourse, a co-edited volume; and The Legal Status of the Arabs in Israel. For the last two years he has been co-chair of the executive board of B’Tselem, the Israel Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories.

A professor emeritus of international law at the Hebrew U 500

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