Human Rights Law

2024January 2024Middle EastHuman Rights Law

ICJ Rules on South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel

The ICJ ruled that Israel should prevent acts of genocide and the ICJ ruled there was plausible reason to believe there was a genocide being committed. South Africa invoked Article 9 of the Genocide Convention, which, provides guidelines for resolving disagreements between parties about how the convention should be interpreted, applied, or fulfilled.

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2023December 2023WorldGlobalWorldInternational NewsMiddle EastHuman Rights Law

Israel Resumes Bombardment of Gaza as Truce Collapses

“Civilians throughout Gaza face grave danger,” Guterres wrote in the letter. “Since the start of Israel’s military operation, more than 15,000 people have reportedly been killed, over 40 per cent of whom were children.”

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2023November 2023WorldWorldInternational NewsMiddle EastHuman Rights LawConflict and Security

Al-Shifa Under Attack: Israeli Aggression targets Gaza Hospital System

As Israeli forces advance their attacks on the hospital and surrounding areas, the international community has raised concerns for the sick, injured, and displaced. According to Al Jazeera, Israel’s total siege of the area has depraved over 650 patients, 500 medical staff, and approximately 5,000 to 7,000 displaced individuals sheltering in Al-Shifa of electricity and fuel.

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