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S. African Delegation Accuses Israeli PM of Violating International Law in Gaza

Thu 16 May 2024 | 07:31 PM

At the International Court of Justice, a South African delegation has sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accusing him of crossing all "red lines" in Gaza, as reported by Cairo News Channel. The representative highlighted a severe disregard for Palestinian lives, describing the situation in Palestinian Rafah as "horrific" and akin to genocide, affecting the entire Gaza Strip. They emphasized that Israel's actions are a clear breach of international law and United Nations resolutions.

The accusations from South Africa come at a critical time, underscoring the escalating tensions in Gaza. These remarks are made within the broader context of the International Court of Justice, where disputes regarding breaches of international law are adjudicated. South Africa's vocal criticism reflects its strong stance on human rights, shaped by its own history of overcoming apartheid.

Gaza remains a hotbed of geopolitical strife, with repeated international calls for cessation of hostilities and a return to diplomatic negotiations. The statements by the South African delegation resonate with a widespread international call for moderation and adherence to global legal standards by Israel.