Nothing justifies genocide

BEFORE the International Court of Justice (ICJ), lawyers representing South Africa concluded their three hours of detailed descriptions of what the country said was a compelling case of genocide that Israel is committing in Gaza.

South Africa asked the ICJ to quickly decide on urgent provisional measures to order Israel to stop its actions in Gaza.

The descriptions presented the most detailed and most gruesome of genocides in recent history.

But I could sum up South Africa’s three-hour oral presentation in three words.

Nothing justifies genocide. – January 12, 2024.

* Hafiz Hassan reads The Malaysian Insight.

* This is the opinion of the writer or publication and does not necessarily represent the views of The Malaysian Insight. Article may be edited for brevity and clarity.

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