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Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

Cuba Joins South Africa in Legal Action Against Israel at ICJ


Sat 22 Jun 2024 | 01:46 PM
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Cuba has announced its decision to join South Africa in its legal action against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), according to a breaking news report by "Cairo News."

On December 29, 2023, South Africa filed a lawsuit against Israel at the ICJ, accusing the state of committing "acts of genocide" against Palestinian citizens in the Gaza Strip. This legal move by South Africa has garnered significant support and endorsement from both Arab and international communities.

The lawsuit filed by South Africa against Israel, the occupying power, has received widespread backing, reflecting the international community's increasing concern over the situation in Gaza. The initial rulings have prompted several countries to seek involvement in the case, leveraging a provision in the ICJ's statute that allows third parties to join proceedings.

Cuba’s participation marks a significant development in the case, emphasizing the growing international solidarity with the Palestinian cause. This move by Cuba, alongside South Africa, underscores the increasing global advocacy for accountability and justice concerning the actions in Gaza.

The conflict in Gaza has been a focal point of international debate and legal scrutiny for decades. The recent escalation in violence and the humanitarian crisis have intensified calls for legal accountability. South Africa’s decision to bring the case to the ICJ represents a significant step in the international legal efforts to address these issues.

The ICJ, headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, serves as the principal judicial body of the United Nations. It adjudicates disputes between states and provides advisory opinions on international legal issues. The involvement of multiple countries in the case against Israel highlights the broader implications and the global concern over the actions in Gaza.