The Human Rights Institute of the IBA condemns the indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks on Gaza and reiterates the call for an immediate ceasefire by International Bar Association

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The catastrophic and severe siege of the Gaza Strip has led to recent warnings, including by a group of 40 independent United Nations human rights experts that, ‘grave violations committed by Israel against Palestinians in the aftermath of 7 October 2023, particularly in Gaza, point to a genocide in the making’. The UN Experts further stressed that the ‘failure to urgently implement a ceasefire risks this situation spiralling towards a genocide conducted with 21st century means and methods of warfare’ and called on UN Member States and the international community to consider their ‘obligation to prevent atrocity crimes, including genocide’ and to ‘immediately consider all diplomatic, political and economic measures to that end’.

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