Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: South Africa

ICJ examines allegations of genocide in Gaza: South Africa’s accusations and...

In a groundbreaking legal battle at the International Court of Justice, South Africa accuses Israel of genocide in Gaza. Israel defends, citing self-defense and challenging the court's jurisdiction.

South Africa levels genocide accusations against Israel at ICJ

Israel's operations in Gaza under scrutiny as ICJ hears 'no innocents' claim.

A chance to hold Israel—and the US—to account for genocide

As the first hearing approaches, Israeli officials have doubled down on explicit statements of genocidal intent behind the massacre in Gaza, while U.S. efforts to insulate itself from them remain unconvincing.

Diplomatic tensions rise as Israel counters South Africa’s genocide accusations at...

Amidst tensions, Israel counters South Africa's genocide case at the ICJ. A high-stakes legal and diplomatic battle unfolds, with global implications for justice and human rights.

Coalition of “grassroots diplomats” take the lead on international solidarity with...

Global solidarity rises: activists spearhead campaign for justice in Gaza at International Court.

Court order blocks Shell’s seismic surveys off South Africa’s Wild Coast

A South African court has ordered oil giant Shell to suspend plans for seismic blasting along the country’s Wild Coast, in a decision hailed by environmentalists.

Turning away from fossil fuels: Lessons from the anti-apartheid movement

The rhetorical battle over turning away from investments in companies contributing to climate change, it seems, has been won.

South Africa ends captive lion breeding industry

“It’s a real win for wildlife. I think commitment for change is the most courageous step and the most important one.”

The growing myth of ‘white genocide’ in South Africa

Donald Trump’s lack of curiosity or basic knowledge of the world becomes most dangerous, exacerbating tensions in faraway places that he simply doesn’t understand and views through a prism created by right wing hacks (and his own long held racist views).

Water run out: Days are numbered in Cape Town

Residents are bracing for "Day Zero" as South Africa's second largest city could see the end of free flowing water by April 12.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.