News and updates about ICJ

Germany at ICJ:

'Israel's security is at the core of our foreign policy'

Germany rejects accusations from Nicaragua at ICJ that it has been “facilitating genocide” in Gaza through its support for Israel.

'Israel's security is at the core of our foreign policy'

Israel fears:

ICJ may issue order to halt war

While a majority of judges in the court ruled against such an order, it was a thin majority of only two, and even those who ruled against it criticized the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip.

ICJ may issue order to halt war

Calling to end aid to Israel

ICJ to hear Nicaragua's case against Germany

Preliminary hearings open Monday at International Court of Justice in Nicaragua's case which claims that Germany is “facilitating” acts of genocide by Israel.

ICJ to hear Nicaragua's case against Germany

UK Lawyers for Israel rebut anti-Israel letter to PM Sunak

A letter to PM Sunak was published signed by a number of UK lawyers urging their Government to stop selling arms to Israel and to continue sending money to UNRWA, claiming that otherwise it may be in breach of international law. UK Lawyers for Israel responded.

UK Lawyers for Israel rebut anti-Israel letter to PM Sunak

Foreign Ministry on ICJ ruling:

'Israel places no limitations on the aid to Gaza'

Israel’s Foreign Ministry responds to ICJ decision ordering Israel to allow unlimited aid into Gaza: South Africa has failed yet again in its cynical attempts to exploit the ICJ.

'Israel places no limitations on the aid to Gaza'

ICJ orders Israel to allow unlimited aid into Gaza

In continuation of South Africa's genocide case against Israel, the International Court of Justice has imposed additional provisional measures on Israel.

ICJ orders Israel to allow unlimited aid into Gaza

'Enough is enough'

Ireland to intervene in South Africa's case against Israel

Irish Foreign Minister says Hamas' October 7 attack and what is happening in Gaza now "represents the blatant violation of international humanitarian law on a mass scale."

Ireland to intervene in South Africa's case against Israel

South African FM at it again:

'Israel setting precedent to defy ICJ'

South Africa’s Foreign Minister accuses Israel of defying ICJ interim ruling that it should take action to prevent acts of genocide as it fights Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

'Israel setting precedent to defy ICJ'

The world should be on trial - in Jerusalem

And Hamas terrorists, starting with their leader Yahya Sinwar, are not the only ones who should be on trial in Jerusalem and before history. Op-ed.

The world should be on trial - in Jerusalem

ICJ to hear Nicaragua vs. Germany case on Israel aid

International Court of Justice will hold hearings on April 8 and 9 in Nicaragua's case against Germany for giving military aid to Israel and defunding UNRWA.

ICJ to hear Nicaragua vs. Germany case on Israel aid

For the second time:

South Africa asks ICJ for measures against Israel

South Africa petitions International Court of Justice to impose emergency measures on Israel over "widespread starvation" resulting from its offensive in Gaza.

South Africa asks ICJ for measures against Israel

'Facilitating Gaza genocide'

Nicaragua files case against Germany at ICJ

Nicaragua launches case against Germany at International Court of Justice, claims Germany is facilitating "genocide" in Gaza by giving support to Israel.

Nicaragua files case against Germany at ICJ

Israel submits report on war to ICJ

Following hearing on South Africa's lawsuit against Israel, Israel submits report to International Court of Justice, detailing the steps it is taking to minimize harm to Gaza civilians.

Israel submits report on war to ICJ

US to ICJ:

'Don't force Israel to withdraw from Judea, Samaria'

US gives its views in ICJ case discussing Israel’s alleged “occupation” of Judea and Samaria.

'Don't force Israel to withdraw from Judea, Samaria'

ICJ rejects request to prevent operation in Rafah

International Court of Justice rules on South Africa’s request to consider whether Israel operations in Rafah breach the orders the court handed down last month.

ICJ rejects request to prevent operation in Rafah

In Hague:

Hostages' families to file complaint against Hamas

Delegation from Hostages and Missing Persons Families Forum headquarters to travel to The Hague this week to file complaint in ICJ against Hamas to secure arrest warrants against Hamas leaders, pressure terrorists to release hostages.

Hostages' families to file complaint against Hamas

What fuels the Biden and IJC attacks on Israel?

What is really on trial at the IJC - and what does Biden mean by "over the top"? After all, if israelis are really mass murderers, they are pretty bad at it. Op-ed.

What fuels the Biden and IJC attacks on Israel?

Nicaragua seeks to join ICJ case against Israel

Nicaragua files an application with International Court of Justice to join South Africa in its genocide case against Israel.

Nicaragua seeks to join ICJ case against Israel

During Israel trial:

Lebanese judge becomes Hague President

Judge Nawaf Salam, Lebanon's representative to the International Court of Justice, elected court president as ICJ continues to hear genocide case against Israel. Ugandan Judge Julia Sebutinde, who voted with Israel, elected Vice President.

Lebanese judge becomes Hague President

South Africa’s Foreign Minister:

'Countries obliged to stop Israel's actions in Gaza'

South Africa’s Foreign Minister, Naledi Pandor, calls on all states to stop funding and facilitating Israel's military actions in Gaza in wake of ICJ ruling.

'Countries obliged to stop Israel's actions in Gaza'

Pres. Herzog:

'Disgusted' by how ICJ hearing twisted my words

'Reality cannot be ignored: Gazans were involved in the slaughter, in the looting, and in the riots of October 7; crowds in Gaza cheered at the sight of Israelis being slaughtered and their bodies mutilated,' Israeli Pres. Herzog notes.

'Disgusted' by how ICJ hearing twisted my words

Britain:

'We have considerable concerns about ICJ ruling'

British government comments on ICJ ruling in South Africa's case: Israel has the right to defend itself against Hamas.

'We have considerable concerns about ICJ ruling'

Canada calls for Hamas to surrender

A statement by the Canadian Foreign Minister in the wake of the ICJ ruling on the war calls for Hamas to lay down its weapons.

Canada calls for Hamas to surrender

Ambassador Erdan:

'The UN is weaponized to physically exterminate us'

Israel’s UN Ambassador rips the UN's anti-Israel bias: The ICJ proved to the world that the lessons of the Holocaust were not learned.

'The UN is weaponized to physically exterminate us'

Netanyahu:

'Our just war will continue until victory'

Prime Minister Netanyahu responds to the ICJ verdict.

'Our just war will continue until victory'

Following ICJ Ruling:

Israeli officials denounce Hague verdict

Israeli officials have dismissed the ICJ ruling as antisemitism, stating that the court seeks only to prosecute Israel.

Israeli officials denounce Hague verdict

ICJ verdict: No order to end fighting in Gaza

International Court of Justice (ICJ) issues ruling on South Africa lawsuit accusing Israel of genocide.

ICJ verdict: No order to end fighting in Gaza

Israel estimates:

Temporary ruling from ICJ won't demand end to war

International Court of Justice to announce decision on South Africa's suit against Israel; Israel prepares to respond.

Temporary ruling from ICJ won't demand end to war

Ahead of ICJ ruling:

Blinken speaks to South African foreign minister

Secretary of State and South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation discuss the conflict in Gaza.

Blinken speaks to South African foreign minister

As rebuttal in The Hague:

Israel declassifies War Cabinet protocols

The New York Times reports that Israel has revealed the orders to bring fuel and water into Gaza and more than 30 classified documents were submitted to the tribunal.

Israel declassifies War Cabinet protocols

The ICJ could go either way on genocide

Don’t dismiss a corrupt, down and out country. South Africa as an Iranian proxy can make bad mischief for Israel. Opinion.

The ICJ could go either way on genocide

Burying South Africa at the ICJ

Before it gets to its skewed allegations against Israel, South Africa must prove it is defending a people called Palestinians. Words matter. Op-ed.

Burying South Africa at the ICJ

The ICJ is a serial abuser of international law

At the same time the court monitors Israel’s every act minutely like a prisoner on death row. Opinion.

The ICJ is a serial abuser of international law

Ayelet Shaked:

After the war, Netanyahu must call elections

Former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked urges elections following the war, 'to prevent mass demonstrations and a renewed rift in the nation.'

After the war, Netanyahu must call elections

Israel estimates:

South Africa lawsuit to be rejected

Interim order from International Court of Justice may still demand Israel halt fighting in Gaza, report says.

South Africa lawsuit to be rejected

Hamas officials visited South Africa in December

A new report alleges that shortly before South Africa sued Israel for genocide, a Hamas delegation visited South Africa and met with members of its parliament.

Hamas officials visited South Africa in December

Canada distances itself from South Africa lawsuit

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada believes in the importance of the ICJ but that does not mean it supports South Africa’s case against Israel.

Canada distances itself from South Africa lawsuit

Standing by Israel:

Germany to intervene on Israel's behalf at ICJ

Germany announces says there is “no basis whatsoever” to accuse Israel of genocide. Netanyahu thanks Chancellor Scholz.

Germany to intervene on Israel's behalf at ICJ

Ambassador Erdan:

'The UN should be on trial, not Israel'

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan issued a response to the hearing at the UN's International Court of Justice.

'The UN should be on trial, not Israel'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz:

The true face of South Africa has been revealed

Foreign Minister Israel Katz denounces South Africa fro its case against Israel, and calls for it to be dismissed outright.

The true face of South Africa has been revealed

'Genocide Convention promised Jews: Never Again'

Full speech of Dr. Tal Becker at the International Court of Justice.

'Genocide Convention promised Jews: Never Again'

'This case is unfounded':

US rejects allegations of genocide against Israel

White House spokesperson John Kirby: Genocide is not a word that ought to be thrown around lightly.

US rejects allegations of genocide against Israel

PM Netanyahu to South Africa:

'Hamas partners, we will continue to fight the lies'

Prime Minister Netanyahu attacked South Africa's petition to the ICJ and affirmed that Israel will reserve the right to defend itself.

'Hamas partners, we will continue to fight the lies'

South Africa's Chief Rabbi: Put the UN on trial

Rabbi Warren Goldstein says the United Nations and its institutions have a credibility they do not deserve, and have become a threat to freedom and democracy.

South Africa's Chief Rabbi: Put the UN on trial

Israeli MFA:

'South Africa is functioning as Hamas's legal arm'

Israeli Foreign Ministry harshly criticized South Africa for filing a petition to The Hague claiming Israel was carrying out 'genocide'.

'South Africa is functioning as Hamas's legal arm'

Israel on trial for genocide-don't take it lightly

Buzz words are intended to hide the truth rather than tell the truth. The ruling clique of South Africa, basically a criminal syndicate, deems it not desirable for Israel to dismantle its ally in crime, Hamas. Op-ed.

Israel on trial for genocide-don't take it lightly

The Dreyfus Affair & the ICJ: Deja vu all over again

Some things never change and antisemitism is one of them. Where is today's J'Accuse? Opinion.

The Dreyfus Affair & the ICJ: Deja vu all over again

Arab League supports anti-Israel lawsuit at ICJ

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit affirms his "full support" for South Africa's lawsuit against Israel at in The Hague.

Arab League supports anti-Israel lawsuit at ICJ

No surprise:

Jeremy Corbyn to join anti-Israel ICJ delegation

South African government announces that former UK Labour Party leader will be part of its delegation for its lawsuit against Israel at The Hague.

Jeremy Corbyn to join anti-Israel ICJ delegation

Netanyahu approves:

Former Israeli Chief Justice to preside over hearing in Hague

Retired President of the Supreme Court, Aharon Barak, will represent Israel at hearing at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Former Israeli Chief Justice to preside over hearing in Hague

A world renowned legal expert:

The man who will represent Israel in the Hague

Israel has chosen Prof. Malcolm Shaw to represent it against South Africa's petition to the ICJ, which accuses Israel of genocide.

The man who will represent Israel in the Hague

'Counterproductive':

White House blasts South Africa's lawsuit against Israel

John Kirby says Washington thinks South Africa's lawsuit at ICJ is "meritless, counterproductive, and without any basis".

White House blasts South Africa's lawsuit against Israel

Diplomatic source:

Willful emigration of Gazans an unrealistic solution

A diplomatic source explained to Arutz Sheva how Israel intends to fight South Africa's ICC petition.

Willful emigration of Gazans an unrealistic solution

Israel to defend itself against South Africa's case

Israel plans to present its case at ICJ, aiming to dismiss South Africa's petition against it.

Israel to defend itself against South Africa's case

'Israel committing genocide':

Muslim organization welcomes ICJ action against Israel

Organization of Islamic Cooperation welcomes South Africa's ICJ case against Israel, urges swift action.

Muslim organization welcomes ICJ action against Israel

South Africa urges ICJ to probe Israel for genocide

South Africa asks International Court of Justice probe Israel over alleged genocide in Gaza. Israel: We reject this blood libel with disgust.

South Africa urges ICJ to probe Israel for genocide

Four countries officially sue Iran over downing of Ukrainian jet

UK, Canada, Sweden and Ukraine launch ICJ case against Iran over 2020 downing of jet after elimination of Soleimani.

Four countries officially sue Iran over downing of Ukrainian jet

Iran files complaint against Canada at top UN court

Iran claims Canada breached its state immunity by designating it a sponsor of terrorism.

Iran files complaint against Canada at top UN court

Following UN request:

ICJ sets initial dates for submissions on Israeli 'occupation'

ICJ takes next step after General Assembly voted in favor of seeking its opinion on the legality of Israeli "occupation".

ICJ sets initial dates for submissions on Israeli 'occupation'

ICJ confirms it received request to probe Israeli 'occupation'

The UN General Assembly voted last month in favor of the resolution, which was promoted by the PA.

ICJ confirms it received request to probe Israeli 'occupation'