The decide who represented Israel within the genocide case earlier than The Hague resigns | EUROtoday

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Aaron Barackformer president of Israel's Supreme Court and one among its most revered jurists, resigned from his place as an 'advert hoc' decide (appointed solely for this case) representing Israel within the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in opposition to the accusation of committing genocide in Gaza.

According to a resignation letter dated June 4, and echoed this Thursday by the Israeli media, Barak, 87 years previous and a survivor of the Holocaustcited “personal family” causes for his choice, with out giving additional particulars.

It is just not identified in the meanwhile who Israel may appoint to switch Barak, a voice historically essential of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

In a message final night time on social community X, the Israeli president, Isaac Herzogthanked Barak for having served Israel in “such a sensitive and important period” for its safety and future.

“We will continue to stand firm against evil, hypocrisy and false accusations leveled against the State of Israel and its security forces,” Herzog added in X.