Tag: Israel genocide case

Israel says SA exploiting World Court on behalf of Hamas

Originally published in The Jerusalem Post Israel accused South Africa on Thursday of acting “as the legal arm of Hamas” after Pretoria again petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to take measures against Israel. A South African government spokesperson dismissed the accusation. “South Africa continues to act as the legal arm […]

Lebanese anti-Israeli judge elected new president of International Court of Justice

Originally published in allisraelnews The International Court of Justice in The Hague elected a new president with a worrying past of anti-Israeli comments, the court announced on Tuesday. Lebanese Judge Nawaf Salam was elected by his 14 peers to preside over the “World Court” for the next three years. Salam became a […]

SA doesn’t get it’s way at ICJ but ‘insulting’ ruling poses ‘dangerous’ public image problem for Israel

Last Friday the International Court of Justice rejected the South African government’s request to explicitly order a ceasefire in the Gaza war on the grounds of genocide — although the SA government apparently interprets the ruling as effectively ordering Israel to suspend its war. The ICJ did accept the possibility […]

South Africa is dead wrong to charge Israel with ‘genocide’ at World Court — here’s what you need to know

‘But like all Israelis, we’re bracing for the possibility the World Court condemns us tomorrow for acting in self-defense,’ writes All Israel News [an Israel-based news site from a Messianic perspective] in an editorial opionon published on the eve of the court’s ruling this afternoon on provisional measures sought in […]

Netanyahu’s office says it’s ‘preposterous’ to say his invoking Amalek was a genocide call

Originally published in The Times of Israel The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday hit out at South Africa’s allegation that comments by Benjamin Netanyahu referencing the Amalekites, the biblical enemy of the ancient Israelites, in relation to Hamas were incitement to genocide. Netanyahu’s references to the Amalekites were part […]