Public hearings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Israel’s Occupation of Palestine concluded on Monday after a week of oral statements by dozens of countries, including Turkiye, and three international organisations, Anadolu Agency reports. “The public hearings on the request for an advisory opinion in respect of the Legal Consequences[…]
By Kouthar Sambo The humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) Salaam Foundation and Colours of Hope are hosting the Gazan medical doctor for a tour in South Africa from 14 to 22 February (2024). Speaking across the VOC airwaves on Thursday, Palestinian doctor Basel Abuwarda expressed his gratitude to South Africa for[…]
By Kouthar Sambo “Britain, Britain, you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide!” These words were among the resounding chants echoed throughout the City Bowl today at the British Consulate at 8 Riebeek Street, Cape Town. This comes as various Pro-Palestine activists and some organisations convened in the CBD to[…]
The scale of tragedy in Gaza has been “deliberately downplayed”, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. “The scale of the tragedy in Gaza has been deliberately belittled where, in less than five months, more civilians, including children and women, were killed than on both sides in Donbas[…]
By Kouthar Sambo Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has expressed its condemnation of the US President Joe Biden’s administration’s veto against the Algerian draft resolution, demanding a permanent ceasefire. This comes after the United States (US) proposed a draft resolution to the United Nations (UN) Security Council, calling for a “temporary[…]
By Kouthar Sambo Today marks the third consecutive day that more than 50 countries will present their arguments at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) until 26 February. So far, ten countries presented their arguments on Tuesday on the legal consequences of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. The countries that[…]
By Kouthar Sambo The District Six Museum has welcomed the new appointment of Ms Zeenat Parker-Kasker as the Executive Director. This comes after the annual event held to observe the 58 years since the forced removals in the Cape and its effort to keep the history and memory of those[…]
By Kouthar Sambo It has been two weeks and counting since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) mandated provisional measures against Israel. However, Israel has not been complying with the ICJ Order, which declared Israel to execute measures that will avoid acts of genocide in Gaza. This comes as media[…]
Israeli forces bombed areas in the southern border city of Rafah on Thursday, where more than half of Gaza’s population is sheltering, as diplomats sought to salvage ceasefire talks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a Hamas proposal, Reuters reports. In a sign the diplomacy was not over in the biggest Washington-led[…]
Israeli forces shelled the outskirts of the last refuge on the southern edge of the Gaza Strip on Friday, where the displaced population, penned against the border fence in their hundreds of thousands, feared a new assault with nowhere left to flee, Reuters reports. More than half of Gaza’s 2.3 million residents[…]
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