New York (CBS News) Noura Erakat, a human rights attorney and assistant professor at George Mason University, discusses the Palestinian reaction to the U.S. embassy opening in Jerusalem and examines the influence of Hamas on Palestinians in Gaza.
About the Author
Noura Erekat is a human rights attorney and an Assistant Professor at George Mason University. She has taught international human rights law in the Middle East at Georgetown University since Spring 2009. Noura is a Co-Founding Editor of Jadaliyya, an electronic magazine on the Middle East that combines scholarly expertise and local knowledge. Most recently she served as Legal Counsel for the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee in the House of Representatives. Follow her on Twitter at @4noura