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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has begun hearing a case brought by Nicaragua against Germany over its support for Israel in its war in Gaza. In separate proceedings brought by South Africa against Israel, the ICJ previously found that there is a plausible risk of genocide being committed a

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Three former UK Supreme Court judges have joined hundreds of senior lawyers in calling on the UK government to immediately suspend arms sales to Israel because of a "serious risk of genocide". Former Supreme Court president Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Sumption and Lord Wilson are among the highe

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Palestinian human rights defender Shawan Jabarin is to receive the University of Galway's 2024 Alumni Award for Law, Public Policy and Society. The award, sponsored by RDJ, will be formally awarded at the university's Alumni Awards Gala Banquet, to be held on campus in the Bailey Allen Hall on Frida

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel to allow humanitarian aid to reach Palestinians in Gaza as "famine is setting in". The UN court was asked by South Africa around a month ago to make further provisional measures in its case against Israel.

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Ireland will make an intervention in the genocide case brought by South Africa against Israel in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the government has confirmed. Officials have been directed to begin working on a declaration of intervention which will be filed, subject to ministerial approval

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There is evidence that Israel has committed acts of genocide in its war in Gaza, a new UN report has concluded. Francesca Albanese, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, presented a 25-page report to the UN Human Rights Council yesterday.

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Human rights campaigners have called on US President Joe Biden to "listen to your Irish roots" and join global calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. As Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Northern Ireland leaders Michelle O’Neill and Emma Little-Pengelly visit the White House, activists from Amnest

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A Palestinian citizen of Israel is to be granted asylum in the UK on the basis that he has a well-founded fear of persecution if returned to Israel. The decision in respect of the 24-year-old, dubbed 'Hasan' by his lawyers as his real identity cannot be disclosed for his own protection, came less th

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Israel is failing to comply with the provisional measures imposed by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to protect Palestinians in Gaza from the risk of genocide, human rights campaigners have alleged. Yesterday marked exactly one month since the top UN court ordered Israel to "take immediate

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Attorney General Rossa Fanning SC will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) tomorrow morning to make Ireland's submissions in a landmark case concerning Israel's occupation of Gaza and the West Bank. The case, which is entirely separate from the proceedings initiated by South Afric

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International law expert Dr John Reynolds will deliver a talk in Dublin next week on South Africa's case against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The lecture, titled "Israel in the Dock for Genocide: The significance of the case at the International Court of Justice", will take pl

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has begun seven days of hearings on the legality of Israel's six-decade-long occupation of Gaza and the West Bank. The proceedings, which are entirely separate from the case brought by South Africa against Israel under the Genocide Convention, come after the

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A judge in the Netherlands has blocked the export of F-35 fighter jet parts to Israel because of the risk they could be used in war crimes in Gaza. The appeal court ruling, in a case brought by three NGOs against the Dutch government, will prevent the US-owned parts from being transported directly t

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The Irish government has indicated it will "strongly consider" making an intervention in South Africa's case against Israel in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). South Africa has alleged that Israel is breaching the 1948 Genocide Convention through acts and omissions "intended to bring about

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