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What role for international law in the latest escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Some context International law is an important tool for regulating State relations and for clarifying rights and obligations at the international level. International law has been a very important reference for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict over decades. That enhanced role has been reflected in numerous resolutions by the UN Security Council and the General Assembly and UN reports. There is a lot of information on the history, timeline of the conflict and key moments, and documents of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. This blogpost tries to briefly analyze the use of international…