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Provisional measures in the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel)

While awaiting the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ or Court) order on provisional measures, which should come sometime next week, and in any event before 5 February 2024 latest (given the change in the current composition of the Court on 6 February 2024), this blogpost tries to summarize the arguments presented by South Africa and Israel before the ICJ respectively on 11 and 12 January (in a single round of oral pleadings), and reflect briefly on what to expect next. For the provisional measures procedure, besides there being a dispute between the parties, five legal aspects are important. First, there…