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Daily Maverick condemns the killings of scores of journalists since 7 October in the Israel-Gaza war and the targeting of the eyes of war, regarded as requiring special protection under the Geneva Conventions.


The allegation is essentially as follows: the ANC, which for years has been teetering on the verge of bankruptcy, announced in early January that it had managed to stabilise its finances. It didn’t really give any specifics on how this had been accomplished. In the same week, South Africa approached the International Court of Justice in the Hague to ask that Israel’s actions in Gaza be classified as genocide. To some people, the timing of these two events is suspicious.

By Rebecca Davis

South Africa says a court preventive order will force the UN General Assembly and the Security Council to stop the sale of arms to Israel.

By Ferial Haffajee

ICJ case


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