Owen Jones: “You might think that South Africa’s case against Israel for genocide is doomed – that Israel will just ignore the International Court of Justice if it issues a provisional ruling ordering it to cease its murderous onslaught against Gaza.
“But as lawyer Daniel Machover explains – this could have major consequences for Israel. He explains – very clearly – what the legal case means – and where it could lead.”
Jordan’s foreign minister said on Thursday that Amman will back South Africa’s submission filed at the International Court of Justice that accuses Israel of committing genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.
Ayman Safadi on Thursday said that Amman will be preparing the necessary legal documents in consultation with legal experts to support South Africa’s file, and will also coordinate with Arab and Islamic countries on the matter. [Continue reading…]