Gaza in Context: A Collaborative Teach-In Series — International Law & the War on Palestine on Jadaliyya

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I think that really exemplifies sort of the rules of genocide and how people talk about genocide. So I think of these rules- I kind of divide them into two categories- there are the rules that are about how the powerful get to use the term and get to exploit it; and then there are the rules that are about preventing the less powerful from talking about genocide and making use of it.

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The War on Palestine Podcast: Episode 1 by Jadaliyya

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“In this moment Israel has targeted 29 UNRWA schools, eight of which were providing shelter at the time. Has targeted 12 out of 35 hospitals that are critical to ensure life. Has cut off water, has cut off electricity, has bombed humanitarian convoys, has prevented the creation of any humanitarian corridors. We must understand this as a genocidal campaign. And if we understand it as such, as defined by the 1948 Genocide Convention, which has two critical elements; both genocidal intent, as well as specific underlying acts- which have been demonstrated exhaustively by legal scholars, genocide scholars, legal institutions- then we must also agree that there is no condition on how we apply ceasefire now. There is no legal or moral code that justifies genocide. Not in the name of self-defense, not in the name of National Security, not in the name of achieving any kind of resolution. There should be no equivocation on demanding an unequivocal ceasefire now. Not just to cease the hostilities but literally in order to stem a genocide.”

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