ICJ hears starkly different pictures of the facts on the ground, as SA asks it to order Israel to cease fire in Gaza

In its latest approach, the International Court of Justice will look at what is happening on the ground in Gaza and Israel’s conduct

19 May 2024 - 00:00

“Liars! Liars!” came a shout from the back of the room at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday — just as Israel’s representative, foreign ministry legal adviser Tamar Kaplan Tourgeman, was wrapping up her argument and asking the court to dismiss South Africa’s request for it to order Israel to immediately cease its military operations in Gaza. ..

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