FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 26, 2024
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Indivisible Reiterates Call for an Immediate Ceasefire in Israel and Gaza in Response to Ruling from the International Court of Justice
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued a ruling and provisional measures in the case brought by South Africa alleging violations of international law by Israel in their military campaign in Gaza. In response, Leah Greenberg, co-founder and co-executive director of Indivisible, issued the following statement:
“The ICJ ruling underscores what we’ve known for months - the humanitarian situation in Gaza is beyond a crisis point, and the ongoing military campaign from Israel is actively exacerbating it and causing a catastrophic loss of civilian Palestinian lives. Beyond the direct bombing and gunfire, the restrictions on food, clean water, and basic medical supplies have put hundreds of thousands at risk of starvation and disease. This must stop.
“As humanitarian organizations are making clear, the best way for Israel to comply with the provisional measures from the ICJ is an immediate ceasefire and a massive influx of humanitarian aid into Gaza. It’s critical that the Biden Administration forcefully use their influence to secure this ceasefire, including the return of all hostages, and ensure the legitimacy of the ICJ ruling is upheld.
“Every day of continued violence and destruction is causing incalculable harm, increasing the risk of further regional escalation and making Palestinians, Israelis, and everyone in the region less safe. We urge President Biden to join the international community in demanding an immediate ceasefire, a return of all hostages, and all necessary humanitarian assistance.”
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