What deal of the Century? The Final Resolution
Peacemaking in the age of Trump and Netanyahu
Co-Sponsored by Just Peace Advocates
Palestinian human rights lawyer, Jonathan Kuttab, examines the present configuration of regional forces and international personalities leading to the current sorry outlook for justice and peace for Palestine and Israel. He is concerned by what he sees as the continued erosion of human rights for all Palestinians under Israel’s control and the rightward shift of Israeli society and state. Yet he is still hopeful that the present forces can be undone and situation reversed with our help.
Jonathan Kuttab is a leading human rights lawyer. After a graduating with his Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) from Virgina Law School, and practicing a couple years on Wall Street, Jonathan returned home to Palestine.
In 1979, Jonathan cofounded Al Haq, the first international human rights legal organization in Palestine. Later he co-founded the Palestinian Center for the Study of Non-Violence (now Violence International) and also founded the Mandela Institute for Prisoners.
Jonathan is a Christian Palestinian, who is past chair of the Bethlehem Bible College and serves on the board of the Sabeel Ecumenical Theology Center in Jerusalem and is a leader in the establishment of Christ at the Checkpoint conference. Jonathan was part of the 1994 legal team for the Cairo agreement that resulted in the Oslo II Accord.
Jonathan was visiting scholar at Osgoode Law School at York University in Toronto in the Fall of 2017, and is a founding director of Just Peace Advocates/Mouvement pour une Paix Juste, a Canadian-based international law human rights organization.
Jonathan is a resident of East Jerusalem, and is a partner of Kuttab, Khoury and Hanna Law Firm in East Jerusalem.
Just Peace Advocates focuses on public policy interests for equity for all people including those of Palestine, advanced through strong national and international networks that build effective relationships with government, media, Canadian civil society, including all faiths and ethnic groups, and supporters of human rights and international law. Learn about Just Peace Advocates at justpeaceadvocates.ca
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Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) with Zatoun oliveoil+za’atar dipping
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