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What will be the outcome of the ICJ genocide case against Israel? | Israel War on Gaza News

Israel has presented its defence at the International Court of Justice in response to genocide case brought by South Africa.

A two-day public hearing of South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has concluded.

South Africa laid out a list of genocidal acts by Israel on the first day of hearing on Thursday – while Israel defended itself on Friday.

Now, the court has begun deliberations.

It will decide whether South Africa’s case is strong enough to issue a provisional measure to stop the Israeli military’s attacks on Gaza.

So, what’s the likely outcome of this case?

Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault


Cathy Powell – Associate professor in public law at the University of Cape Town

Hassan Ben Imran – Board member of Law for Palestine, a non-profit human rights organisation

Michael Becker – Assistant professor of international human rights law at Trinity College Dublin and a former staffer at the ICJ

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