Some of the questions to be addressed in Winnipeg in September:

• What is Israel's legal status in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza? • What does the 4th Geneva Convention say about Jewish settlements? • What are Israel's obligations to the Palestinian people under international humanitarian and human rights law? • What role should international law play in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? • What are Canada's legal obligations under the UN Charter and 4th Geneva Convention?

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symposium panelists
Israel, Palestine and International Law
Dimitri Lascaris

Lawyer, journalist and activist. Board member of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East; former justice critic on the shadow cabinet of the Green Party of Canada.

Israel, Palestine and International Law
Virginia Tilley

Professor of Political Science at Southern Illinois University. Co-author of the UN report Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid.

Israel, Palestine and International Law
Michael Lynk

Associate Professor of Law, University of Western Ontario; UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

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