PM, NA speaker hail ICJ' decision to stop Israeli assault on Gaza, RafahBreaking

May 25, 2024

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday reaffirmeing Pakistan’s strong commitment to the just struggle of the Palestinian people, lauded the International Court of Justice (ICJ)’s decision to order Israel to stop its assault on Gaza and Rafah. “We hope the oppressed people of Kashmir would receive similar attention from the international community, as they too have been enduring brutal occupation and denial of fundamental human rights for the last seven decades,” the prime minister said on his official X timeline. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayyaz Sadiq has also hailed the ICJ’s verdict on Israel’s military operation in Rafah. In a statement, Speaker NA said, ICJ’s ruling was welcoming, stating ICJ has revealed the Israel’s atrocities and brutal reality in front of the world.

He asserted Israel hasn’t stopped the genocide of innocent Palestinians despite international court’s orders and global protests, he regarded Israel’s acts terrorism. Speaker stressed that Israel has killed 36,000 innocent Palestinians including children and women and injured 84, 000 individuals. He added that Israel’s brutalities were ongoing in Rafah since May 7 after Gaza. Judges at the top United Nations court ordered Israel on Friday to immediately halt its military assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah, in a landmark emergency ruling in South Africa's case accusing Israel of genocide.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan