ICJ order was a significant win for South Africa

If defeat is to be measured by what a party asked for, the clear loser in court was Israel

28 January 2024 - 00:00

Immediately after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its order on Friday in South Africa’s genocide case against Israel, there was a flurry of public debate and competing claims about who “won” the case, with supporters of Israel saying South Africa had substantively failed because it went to court for a ceasefire and did not get one...

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