South Africa’s ambassador to the United States speaks with Marc Lamont Hill about the implications of the case and the court’s decision.
Last week, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered interim measures in the South African genocide case against Israel. The decision states that Israel must prevent and punish incitement to acts of genocide and allow civilians access to humanitarian aid.
The move comes after nearly four months of war in Gaza, which has killed more than 26,000 people and caused a major humanitarian crisis.
While the interim ruling on South Africa’s case has been hailed as a legal victory for the Palestinians and their supporters, many question the practical implications it will have for the war and for the people of Gaza. Will the case of South Africa help change the course of the conflict?
This week on In the frontMarc Lamont Hill speaks with South African Ambassador to the United States, Ndumiso Ntshinga.