Tuesday, July 5, 2005
The Apartheid Wall bigger than ever - One year after ICJ ruling
JERUSALEM July 5, 2005, (WAFA)
On the first anniversary of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling for the Apartheid Wall to be torn down people across the world will show, on July 9, their solidarity with Palestinian people struggling for liberation and justice and against Israeli Occupation and its Apartheid Wall.
The "Stop the Wall Campaign" said, Tuesday, that a global day of action will take place in UK, USA, Egypt, South Korea… etc, commemorating the ICJ ruling.
The ICJ decision, reflecting the popular calls of the Palestinian people, mandated the international community to work towards dismantling the Apartheid Wall. Across Palestine, the popular committees to resist the Apartheid Wall will engage in mass mobilization. The call for solidarity and mobilization against those who seek to sustain Israeli Apartheid will be taken up across the globe around the slogans:
Implement the ICJ decision NOW!
Tear Down the Apartheid Wall!
For Free Palestine!
Isolate Apartheid Israel!
On 9 July 2004. The International Court of Justice (ICJ), rendered its Advisory Opinion in the case concerning the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (request for advisory opinion).
"The construction of the wall being built by Israel, the occupying Power, in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including in and around East Jerusalem, and its associated régime, are contrary to international law."
"Israel is under an obligation to terminate its breaches of international law, it is under an obligation to cease forthwith the works of construction of the wall being built in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including in and around East Jerusalem, to dismantle forthwith the structure therein situated, and to repeal or render ineffective forthwith all legislative and regulatory acts relating thereto, in accordance with paragraph 151 of this Opinion…," the ICJ ruled.