A report published by United Nations Committee against Torture said Islamabad should stop resorting to military courts for terrorism-related prosecutions.
Pakistan, which wanted to screen a six-minute video of Jadhav’s confession at the ICJ, was denied permission by the court.
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: As the ICJ began hearing Jadhav’s case, India argued that human rights treated as “basics” all over had been thrown to the wind by Pakistan.
Raising the issue of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s passport, Qureshi said India has been unable to provide an explanation for Jadhav’s
passport which bears a Muslim name.
India, in its appeal to the ICJ, had asserted that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he was involved in business activities after retiring from the Indian Navy.
The last time the ICJ held a public hearing between India and Pakistan was 18 years ago, back in 1999. Here’s some context.
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case has brought India face-to-face with Pakistan at ICJ after a span of 18 years.
Pakistan said ‘national security’ matters cannot be The Hague’s jurisdiction
Pakistan Army spokesperson had told Pakistan media there was “no chance” of the verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav being “overturned” since it was based on “incontrovertible evidence”.
Kulbhushan Jadhav: The ICJ’s intervention has come as a major relief for the family that is hopeful that Jadhav will get a fair trial.
New Delhi said it had taken the decision to approach the ICJ after “careful deliberation” to save the life and ensure justice to a “son of India”
If decision-makers in Pakistan have determined that Kulbhushan Jhadav must die, then it seems unlikely that there is much the ICJ can do to stop this from happening.
The truth is more complex: there’s no easy refuge from death row, even in The Hague’s impressive chambers, even if India wins.
Here’s how Pakistan media reported ICJ stay on Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence
Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: International Court of Justice stayed the death sentence awarded by a Pakistan military court.