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ICJ ruling will have ramifications across the board

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Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera’s senior political analyst, has said the International Court of Justice is not judging whether the occupied Palestinian territories are occupied or not in this case.

They are occupied and there is no dispute about it, according to UN Security Council resolutions on the issue, he said.

“Israel can make the [opposite] claim if it wants and it does with huge lies for the last 50 years,” he said.

What the court is deliberating on is whether Israel has every intention to prolong this occupation as long as possible to make it a de facto annexation, Bishara also said.

“Everything about this occupation looks permanent,” he said, adding that the spreading of Jewish settlements demonstrates it.

The analyst said the ramifications of an ICJ ruling on the legality of the Israeli occupation would create ramifications “across the board”.

Bishara, however, added that some countries would be able to withstand it better than others.

He said the US would throw away such a verdict as “meritless” and “counterproductive”, as it did with the judgment on South Africa’s genocide case.

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