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At U.N. high court, Palestinian foreign minister calls Israel occupation 'colonialism,' 'apartheid'

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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The Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands. The International Court of Justice on Monday is to begin six days of hearings on the legality of Isreal's occupation of Palestinian land. File Photo by Guus Shoonewille/EPA Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Nearly a week of hearings began Monday at the United Nations' high court on the legality of Israel's nearly 60-year occupation of Palestinian territories as the war with Iran-backed Hamas in the Gaza Strip continues. Palestine's Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki called Israel's occupation "colonialism" and "apartheid," while telling the 15 international...

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