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International court hears arguments over Israeli occupation of Gaza and West Bank

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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The International Court of Justice began hearing oral arguments on Monday over the Israeli occupation of territory claimed by Palestinians.

Representatives from 52 countries will participate in a six-day hearing at The Hague, Netherlands, to adjudicate the decades-old debate under the cloud of a contentious war in the region.

The case comes from a request by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2022 for the court to give an advisory opinion on the matter.

The 15-judge panel will consider “the legal consequences arising from the ongoing violation by Israel of the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination,...

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