Declaration of Intervention by the United Mexican States filed in the rerigestry of the International Court of Justice

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  1. On 6 February 2024, the Registrar addressed a letter to Mexico, being one of the States parties to the Convention to be constructed in the case at hand, about South Africa’s Application instituting proceedings against Israel, in which it invoked the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide as a basis for jurisdiction and a substantive basis for claims made on the merits. This notification was founded on the terms of Article 63, paragraph 1, of the Statute, that provides:
  2. “[w]henever the construction of a convention to which states other than those concerned in the case are parties is in question, the Registrar shall notify all such states forthwith.”
  3. In light of the above, the Government of Mexico contends that the present case involves legal questions regarding the rights and obligations of State Parties to the Genocide Convention, which have an erga omnes character, making them opposable to the international community of States as a whole, as well as questions regarding the prohibition to commit genocide, which is to be considered a peremptory norm of general international law under the terms of Article 53 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.

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LETTER: Palestine campaign is no more antisemitic than Black Sash was anti-white by Terry Crawford-Browne

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While the term “apartheid” originated in SA it now also applies under international law to other countries, such as Israel, that systematically discriminate against Palestinians. The Israeli government is also guilty of genocide and war crimes as defined by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, which all European governments, as well as our own, are obligated to enforce.

Continue reading at https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/letters/2019-06-06-letter-palestine-campaign-is-no-more-antisemitic-than-black-sash-was-anti-white/