Why International Law is important

There is no other state and dispute where international law is invoked with such passion and conviction as Israel and the Israel-Palestine conflict. Not only Israel and the Palestinians but also governments in general, NGO’s, international organizations and the media inevitably refer to international law to support their views. No other state and no other…

The Hague Initiative for International Cooperation

Why it is important to study the position of Israel under international law. Every day, media around the world report on the “illegality” of Israeli settlements, and the obligations of Israel under international law to withdraw from the “occupied Palestinian territories”. Time again, Israeli presence in the “Palestinian territories” is claimed to be an “obstacle…