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The International Court of Justice has ordered Israel to take all measures to prevent genocidal acts in Gaza. South Africa brought the case to the court, asking it to order Israel to stop military action until it could come to a decision on whether the country had committed genocide.

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More than 1,070 members of the legal profession have called on the UK government to press for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and the West Bank and to take urgent steps to ensure the UK government does not violate international humanitarian law or aid or assist its violation by others. The letter, or

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The far-right government in Israel has succeeded in having a bill passed that curtails the power of judges over ministers, triggering widespread protests and criticism from US President Joe Biden. Named the "reasonableness" bill, the legislation, ratified by the Knesset despite significant oppositio

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Widespread protests have swept across Israel as tens of thousands of people protest the government's attempts to neuter the judiciary. Motorways and access to Tel Aviv’s airport were blocked in response to the proposed legislation.

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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has confirmed a delay to his far-right government’s proposals to overhaul the judiciary following 12 weeks of political crisis. He announced yesterday that he would postpone his plans which critics have said would destroy the independence of the judici

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The Israeli government is facing escalating opposition to its controversial judicial reforms, with thousands of people taking into the streets in protest and the country's elite fighter jet pilots joining a strike demanding the proposals are withdrawn. The bill currently being considered by the Knes

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Israel is committing the crime of apartheid against Palestinians, human rights organisation Amnesty International has said for the first time – joining the ranks of a growing number of Palestinian, Israeli and international NGOs. A new 211-page report titled Israel’s Apartheid against Pa

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Draft legislation to ban Israeli goods from the occupied Palestinian territories in Ireland will be "impractical" to enforce, Attorney General Séamus Woulfe SC has said. The Occupied Territories Bill was introduced by Independent Senator Frances Black in 2018 and was widely supported, bu

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Independent Alliance members in the Dáil have been called on to support legislation banning the import of goods from the Israeli occupied territories. The Government's junior coalition partners were under pressure to support the law, which would make it an offence for a person to sell or

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