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Jan 13, 2024
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South African Attorney Wikus Van Rensberg: Proceedings Against Israel In The ICJ Are Just A 'Precursor' — If They Are Successful, We Will Pursue Civil Action Against The United States And Britain

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Source: SABC News (South Africa)

South African Attorney Wikus Van Rensburg told SABC News (South Africa) on January 13, 2024, that proceedings against Israel in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) are just a "precursor." He explained that if these proceedings are successful, he will pursue civil action against the U.S. and Britain "for their complicit conduct in this Israeli process and the bombardment within Gaza, as well as the West Bank."

Wikus Van Rensburg: "The action that is currently happening in the ICJ is a precursor to some extent. If the court finds that Israel has contravened the international laws, that will almost create a basis for us to pursue a civil matter in America, as well as Britain. We have given notice of intention to both the UK as well as the USA that we intend pursuing civil action against their governments for their complicit conduct in this Israeli process and the bombardment within Gaza as well as the West Bank.

"We have obtained lawyers in both America [sic] and the USA who are willing to assist on a pro bono basis, to pursue this matter in both countries, and hopefully, justice will prevail at the end of the day."

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