ICJ Lands Major Blow to Israel—And Now the United States Must Act

Protesters take part in a demonstration in solidarity with the Palestinian population, as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivers its decision following a hearing of the case against Israel brought by South Africa, on January 26, 2024. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) just ruled against Israel and determined that South Africa successfully argued that Israel’s conduct plausibly could constitute genocide. The Court imposes several injunctions against Israel and reminds Israel that its rulings are binding, according to international law. In its order, the court fell short of South Africa’s request for a ceasefire, but this ruling, however, […]

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