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International Court of Justice to hear South Africa’s plea against Gaza ‘massacre’

The International Court of Justice will begin arguments on South Africa's bid to stop what it calls the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza. South Africa’s International Relations Director General, Zane Dangor told Newzroom Africa that institutionalised impunity has allowed a ‘textbook genocide to unfold in Gaza.’Separately, Al Jazeera reports that the United Nations’ humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths says Gaza has become a place of “death and despair” for Palestinians as […]

todayJanuary 8, 2024 4

Press Releases

2023 : Alarming increase in journalists killed in conflict zones

  UNESCO figures show that 2023 has been a particularly deadly year for journalists who work in conflict zones, with killings almost doubling compared to the past three years. The last three months of this year in particular have already been the deadliest quarter for journalists in conflict zones since at least 2007, with 27 deaths. 65 journalists have been killed in the line of duty in 2023, compared with […]

todayDecember 20, 2023 4


Biden warns of declining global support for Israel amid Gaza casualties

US President Joe Biden is warning that Israel is starting to lose global support over what he says is its indiscriminate bombing of civilians in Gaza. According to Al Jazeera, Palestinian health officials say more than 18-thousand people have been killed in the Israeli assault on Gaza since October seventh. Biden says there is no question about the need to take on Hamas, but Israel has to do it right […]

todayDecember 13, 2023 1


Former Hamas hostage, aged nine, now only ‘whispers’: father

Emily Hand, the nine-year-old girl released after Hamas held her hostage for 50 days, will now only talk in whispers having been ordered to stay silent by her captors, her father told British tabloid The Sun in an interview published on Wednesday. "She was a normal happy noisy kid but now she whispers -- she was moving her lips with no volume or even air coming out," Thomas Hand was […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 2

South Africa

President Ramaphosa appeals for more action from the international community in reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process

President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his working visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt with an appeal to the international community to do more in enabling the revival of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The President traveled to Cairo, Egypt on 21 October 2023, to attend the Cairo Summit for Peace at the invitation of Egyptian President, His Excellency Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. In his plea to the international community, President Ramaphosa […]

todayOctober 23, 2023 4