US defends occupation: Calls on court not to order withdrawal



The US has asked the International Court of Justice not to order Israel's immediate withdrawal from occupied Palestinian territories. The top UN court is currently looking into the impact of Israel's decades-long occupation of Palestinian lands. The week-long proceedings are happening against the backdrop of war in Gaza. Noura Erakat, a human rights attorney and Associate Professor at Rutgers University, joins Al Jazeera’s live from Philadelphia. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Israel #PalestinianTerritories #UN #illegaloccupation #WestBank #Gaza #securityneeds #US #veto #hegemony #Russia #ally #responsibility #worldcourt #advisoryopinion #equaltreatment #accountability.
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