Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says the genocide case against Israel is focused on the country’s actions. He claimed the Israeli government’s accusation that the application was driven by anti-Semitism was a form of blackmail aimed at ensuring Israel’s impunity could continue.
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South Africa’s genocide case against Israel – which accuses the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and 13 other leaders of inciting deadly violence against Palestinians – is aimed at ending the country’s institutionalised impunity, say senior South African government officials.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola told News24 on Wednesday the Israeli government’s claims the country’s application was driven by anti-Semitism was a form of blackmail aimed at ensuring Israel’s impunity could continue.
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