Is Israel committing genocide?

10 January 2024

South Africa takes Israel to the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Their accusation: Israel is committing genocide in Gaza. On Thursday and Friday the public hearings will take place at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands). We often hear this accusation of genocide in the media and during anti-Israel demonstrations. What is going on? And why is this trial so important? Andrew Tucker, a lawyer specializing in Israel and international law, explains it.