World Court orders Israel to halt assault on Rafah

By Stephanie van Den Berg and Anthony Deutsch
Updated May 25 2024 - 8:00am, first published 7:56am
The International Court of Justice has ordered Israel to halt its offensive in southern city Rafah. (AP PHOTO)
The International Court of Justice has ordered Israel to halt its offensive in southern city Rafah. (AP PHOTO)

Judges at the top United Nations court have ordered Israel to immediately halt its military assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah, in a landmark emergency ruling in South Africa's case accusing Israel of genocide.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area

Get the latest Ballarat news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.