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‘We Want Peace’: Spain Applies to Join ICJ Genocide Case Against Israel

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met with Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustafa and leading officials from several Middle Eastern countries in Madrid on Wednesday after Spain, Ireland and Norway recognized a Palestinian state (screenshot from France 24) By Edward Carver / Common Dreams Spain’s foreign minister announced Thursday that the country had applied to join […]

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Israel’s Stalking Operation Against the ICC Is Mirrored in Its Canary Mission Attack on US Universities

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Hypocrisy: Washington supports the Int’l Criminal Court only when it suits US Interests

By Andrea Furger, The University of Melbourne | – (The Conversation) – This week, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) applied for arrest warrants for three Hamas leaders, as well as Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defence Minister Yoav Gallant, in connection with the ongoing war in Gaza. The reaction of the United […]

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Int’l Court of Justice Orders Israel to Halt Rafah invasion, as Palestinians face Large Scale Dehydration

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The International Court of Justice ruled Friday that Israel must immediately cease its ongoing invasion of Rafah governorate in southern Gaza on the grounds that it is having a genocidal impact. The court’s ruling went this way: The State of Israel shall, in conformity with its obligations under the Convention […]

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Top UN Court Orders Israel to Immediately Halt Rafah Assault in Landmark Ruling

Givati Brigade east Rafah, May 2024.  / IDF Spokesperson’s Unit By Diego Ramos / Original to ScheerPost On Friday, the United Nations’ top court ordered Israel to immediately halt its military offensive in Rafah, a city in southern Gaza where over 1.5 million people have sought refuge following monthslong Israeli attacks and mass displacement of Palestinians […]

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‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: ICC Prosecutor Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israel, Hamas Leaders

Benyamin Netanyahu. Photo from Wikimedia Commons by the Press service of the President of the Russian Federation from January 29, 2018. By Jon Queally / Common Dreams The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday announced he has “formally applied” for arrest warrants for the top political and military leaders of Hamas as […]

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Is Washington’s Defense of Israel’s War destroying the Edifice of the Liberal International Order?

Eau Clare, Wi. (Special to Informed Comment; Feature) – We are in an age of firsts. The October 7, 2023, Hamas attack on Israel set off a conflict in which non-state actors have played an unprecedented role. In the aftermath, Israel replied with massively disproportionate force, such that its actions have been found plausibly to […]

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Dead on Arrival: Israel’s Blowback Genocide

By Ellen Cantarow / TomDispatch Words can’t express the horrors of Israel’s genocide in Gaza. To actually feel the nightmare, you would have to be there under the bombs, fleeing with Palestinians desperately seeking a safe place that doesn’t exist; seeing building after building destroyed; treading through blood in one of the few, only partially standing hospitals; and witnessing […]