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ICJ - Bypassing the UN Security Council

(Israel National News) March 28, 2011 - The most recent unlawful use of Resolution 377 was in 2004 when the UN General Assembly called upon the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an advisory opinion regarding the construction of the fence to stop Palestinian Arab terrorists from infiltrating into Israel.

In an odd conclusion, the ICJ 'found' in this case [Advisory Opinion] a "failure of the Security Council to discharge its responsibilities" and then in defiance of the limited powers delegated to it by the UN Charter, by-passed the Security Council's powers and responsibilities.

UN vote recognizes state of Palestine; US objects

(UN) Nov. 29, 2012 - Voting by an overwhelming majority -- 138 in favour to 9 against (Canada, Czech Republic, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Panama, Palau, United States), with 41 abstentions -- the General Assembly today accorded Palestine non-Member Observer State status in the United Nations.

ISJ Opinion on Separation Wall by Israel as Occupying Power

by Oui on Thu Aug 29th, 2013 at 02:24:59 PM EST

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