Israel May Face International Sanctions if It Fails to Comply with ICJ Order

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In a landmark decision, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has issued a ruling against Israel, ordering an immediate halt to military operations in the Rafah region of southern Gaza. The ruling, which came in response to a request from South Africa, accuses Israel of violating its obligations under the Genocide Convention. 

  The ICJ’s order Israel to cease its military offensive and any actions that may lead to the physical destruction of the Palestinian group in Gaza. The court has also mandated the opening of the Rafah border crossing for urgent humanitarian aid deliveries and has called for unimpeded access for fact-finding missions to investigate allegations of genocide. 

The international community is closely monitoring the situation, as failure to comply with the ICJ’s order could result in Israel facing international sanctions.  

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