Source: Government of UK |

United Kingdom steps up health support for women and girls in Gaza

This support is expected to reach about 111,500 women, around 1 in 5 of the adult women in Gaza

Foreign Secretary David Cameron announces £4.25m in aid to support sexual and reproductive healthcare in Gaza; Support expected to help UN agency UNFPA reach more than 110,000 women with community midwives, menstrual hygiene kits and clean birth delivery kits; Comes as women and girls in Gaza increasingly at risk of disease, pregnancy…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Press Release: Regarding the Evacuation process of Moroccan Nationals Stranded in Gaza

It should be noted that this evacuation has been organized in several phases since last November, with the last operation taking place on January 30, 2024

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates is closely monitoring the situation of members of the Moroccan community residing in Palestine since the attack on the Gaza Strip last October, in particular the situation of Moroccan citizens stranded in Gaza, where violent bombardments have caused widespread destruction…

Source: The Presidency: Republic of South Africa |

South Africa makes urgent request to International Court of Justice on Rafah offensive

The South African Government said it was gravely concerned that the unprecedented military offensive against Rafah, as announced by the State of Israel, has already led to and will result in further large scale killing, harm and destruction

The South African Government has made an urgent request to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to consider whether the decision announced by Israel to extend its military operations in Rafah, which is the last refuge for surviving people in Gaza, requires that the court uses its power to prevent…

Source: South African Government |

Presidency urgent request to International Court of Justice on Israel extending military operations in Rafah

The South African government said it was gravely concerned that the unprecedented military offensive against Rafah, as announced by the State of Israel, has already led to and will result in further large scale killing, harm and destruction

South Africa makes urgent request to International Court of Justice on Rafah offensive. The South African Government has made an urgent request to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to consider whether the decision announced by Israel to extend its military operations in Rafah, which is the last refuge for…

Source: International Rescue Committee (IRC) |

As Israel advances towards Rafah, International Rescue Committee (IRC) calls for a ceasefire to prevent the destruction of Gaza’s last refuge

The IRC urges an immediate halt to the fighting, and for all parties with influence to exert it and bring about a sustained ceasefire

As Israel advances towards Rafah, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) reiterates the urgent call for a sustained ceasefire. Military operations in Rafah will significantly disrupt aid transfers from Egypt and prevent aid agencies from delivering even the most basic services to the Palestinian people who were told by Israel they…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: International Relations on South Africa welcoming provisional measures ordered by International Court of Justice against Israel

South Africa sincerely hopes that Israel will not act to frustrate the application of this Order, as it has publicly threatened to do, but that it will instead act to comply with it fully, as it is bound to do

Today marks a decisive victory for the international rule of law and a significant milestone in the search for justice for the Palestinian people. In a landmark ruling, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has determined that Israel’s actions in Gaza are plausibly genocidal and has indicated provisional measures on…

Source: Government of UK |

The United Kingdom announces new aid support for Gaza on Foreign Secretary visit to Middle East

The UK has trebled its assistance and is continuing working with partners like Qatar to provide life-saving aid and equipment

The Foreign Secretary has announced that the UK and Qatar are working together to get more aid into Gaza, with our first joint consignment containing 17 tonnes of family sized tents being flown today [Thurs 25th]. On the visit, the Foreign Secretary will witness first-hand both the UK and Qatar’s…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Foreign Minister Ali Sabry addresses the Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Committee on Palestine

The Ministerial Committee on Palestine, comprising 12 members, is a working group of the NAM, that was formed to strengthen the NAM’s support for the independence of Palestine

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ali Sabry addressed the NAM Ministerial Committee on Palestine, at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the NAM on 17 January 2024 in…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

World Court to hear Genocide Case Against Israel

South Africa Seeks Urgent Measures to Halt Abuses in Gaza

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) hearings on January 11 and 12, 2024, on genocide in Gaza will include the first formal response by Israel before an independent and impartial court to allegations of atrocities against the Palestinian people since October 7, 2023, Human Rights Watch said today. On December 29, South Africa filed a case with the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Statement by the Government of Maldives welcoming the application by the Republic of South Africa before the International Court of Justice

The Maldives calls for the Court to expedite its response, in order to facilitate urgent action against all acts and measures that are in breach of the international human rights and international humanitarian law

The Government of Maldives welcomes the application filed by South Africa at the International Court of Justice on 29 December 2023, requesting to declare that Israel is in breach of the 1948 “Convention of the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.” The ongoing attacks by the Israeli military…