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Francesca Klug

Francesca Klug is a visiting professor and member of the Advisory Board at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE. Formerly Director of the Human Rights Futures Project and a member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, she is Chair Elect of Freedom from Torture. She has researched, written and lectured on human rights for 25 years, most recently publishing A Magna Carta for all Humanity: Homing in on Human Rights in 2015.
A Way Forward?
The relationship between Israel and the Diaspora has never been as complex. While a peaceful solution remains as elusive as ever, the debate rages on, polarised between those offering unconditional support and those labelled ‘self-hating Jews’ for their criticism of Israeli government policy whether abroad or in Israel itself. Into this landscape of dogma and unshifting political realities, a new American organisation, J Street, has emerged to offer a third way – supportive b...
Human Rights and Values for Our Times

Francesca Klug, Helena Kennedy and Susan Neiman invite us to consider what is distinctive about the ethics and practice of human rights, exploring such topics as Enlightenment values and what constitutes a just and fair society.