Wow, what a great idea! Thanks for putting these lists out😘

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I'm wondering if the Center for Constitutional Rights' lawsuit filed in California and reportedly citing the Genocide Convention, is arguing that that court should exercise universal jurisdiction? So I wonder if more entities could directly file similar lawsuits in U.S. Courts as CCR has done: https://truthout.org/articles/palestinians-file-emergency-motion-to-block-us-aid-for-israels-genocide-in-gaza/

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Here's my email pleading for Cuba's UN Ambassador to invoke the Genocide Convention at the ICJ. I'm not sure if this is what the email should entail but it's the best I could put together after reading what Sam Husseini has written/said on possibly putting real legal pressure on Israel. Please feel free to copy, paste, and/or edit my email to use as a template.

Subject: Urgent Appeal to Address Genocide in Palestine: A Call for Action

Dear Mr. Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta,

I hope this message finds you well. My name is EP. I'm a concerned American citizen deeply troubled by the ongoing genocide faced by the Palestinian citizens under the Israeli government. In my pursuit of justice, I am reaching out to you as a beacon of hope, recognizing the pivotal role Cuba can play in bringing an end to this humanitarian catastrophe.

With disgust, I acknowledge the involvement of my government in financing this genocide, leading me to lose all hope in appealing to US Congress for even the smallest gestures of action on behalf of the American citizens. It is in this context that I implore Cuba to leverage every available legal avenue to exert pressure on Israel and its accomplices. Specifically, I urge Cuba to invoke the Genocide Convention at the International Court of Justice as a means to halt the ongoing genocide of the Palestinians.

A single state invoking the Genocide Convention on behalf of the Palestinian citizens could catalyze a significant shift in the international narrative, potentially saving countless lives. Cuba stands as the best hope for the survival of the Palestinian people, especially considering the demonstrated solidarity shown in your Ministry of Foreign Affairs' call for a ceasefire and immediate humanitarian assistance to Gaza on October 8.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude for Cuba's past efforts and beseech you to continue advocating for the Palestinian citizens. Your intervention could be the catalyst needed to bring about positive change and, ultimately, save countless innocent lives.

Thank you for your attention to this urgent matter.



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Invoking the Genocide Convention at the International Court of Justice sounds like a no-brainer. Are any countries actually taking steps to do this? If not, is the hold-up really fear of the United States? I can hardly believe that countries in BRICS, for example, would defy the U.S. to the point of establishing their own economic union and then run cover for them to fund genocide in Gaza.

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Thank you, Mr. Husseini. I will be writing these organizations shortly, and I hope others do as well.

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