South Africans fear damage to standing with West as country awaits outcome of genocide case against Israel


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South Africa's minister for justice Ronald Lamola speaking to journalists outside the International Court of Justice after the first day of hearings on the genocide case against Israel. Photograph: Remko De Waal/Getty Images As South Africa awaits the outcome of its genocide case against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), political discourse at home is focusing on whether the country is damaging its standing with the West through its stance on the Gaza war and other issues. The African nation has won praise from human rights groups at home and abroad for standing up for Palestinian rights at...