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World Court Ordered Israel to Allow Aid Into Gaza But Failed to Order Ceasefire

Tank driving with dust in Al-Shati refugee camp, Gaza, aerial Drone view over North Gaza in the war with Israel. Gaza-March, 20,2024 (Shutterstock) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout On March 25, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2728, which “demands” an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. That same day, Francesca Albanese, the Special Rapporteur on the situation […]

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UK Court Gives Biden Chance to Dodge Assange Appeal by “Assuring” His Rights

Protest in support of Julian Assange (Flickr) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange is closer than ever to being extradited to the United States for trial on 17 counts under the Espionage Act and one count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion over WikiLeaks’s 2010-2011 revelation of evidence of U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantánamo […]

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Israel Remains Intent on Genocide Despite World Court Orders

People search the Khan Yunis municipality building after an Israeli air strike, in the city of Khan Yunis, southern of the Gaza Strip, October 10, 2023 (Shutterstock) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout Israel is continuing its genocidal campaign against the Palestinians in Gaza and hindering humanitarian relief efforts despite specific orders from the International Court of Justice […]

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Israel Didn’t Even Try to Defend the Legality of Its Occupation to World Court

South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the International Court of Justice, the Hague on Friday 12 January 2024. By Marjorie Cohn / TruthOut For six days, more than 50 countries, the League of Arab States, the African Union and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation presented testimony to the International Court of Justice (ICJ, or World Court) […]