Skip to content

Election Day


Expert says Palestinians have an inalienable right to self-determination [SOUND]

# Department of International Relations and Cooperation acting chief state law adviser, advocate André Stemmet says South Africa steadfastly champions the Palestinian people’s inalienable right to self-determination. He echoed the United Nations’ formal recognition of Palestinians’ inherent right to determine their political status. South Africa and other countries presented arguments against Israel’s occupation at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands. Citing well-documented violations, Stemmet holds Israel accountable for apartheid, stressing the universal applicability of the prohibition:

ENG StemmetOnSelfDetermination