CERL Advisory Council member Mary Ellen O’Connell spoke with PBS News Hour about South Africa’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) case accusing Israel of committing genocidal acts in Gaza. Prof. O’Connell explains the origins of the convention and what must be established to prove that a government is engaged in genocide.
Mary Ellen O’Connell is the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution—Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. Read her bio here.
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