Middle East Economic Survey


No 29


The Political Scene (19 July 2004)

The International Court of Justice has declared Israels separation barrier in the occupied territories illegal.

ICJ Rules Against Israel

In response to a request from the UN General Assembly, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague has now ruled that the 370-mile separation barrier (alias wall) that Israel is constructing in the occupied territories is illegal under international law. In an...