Watch Raja Shehadeh's SOAS Centenary Lecture: Is Israel afraid of peace?
Does Israel fear peace? Reflections on the failures of international law and human rights, and on sources of hope.
It is almost 50 years since the Six-Day War. The end of those hostilities witnessed the Israeli occupation of former Palestinian territories in the West Bank and Gaza, and the displacement of 300,000 Palestinian citizens. After half a century of devastating regional conflicts a resolution to the situation appears no closer.
Pioneering human rights lawyer Raja Shehadeh asks: What does Israel have to fear from a lasting peace?
Where the Line is Drawn is out on 30th March.