In Jadhav case, ICJ shows creativity by balancing its powers with principle of state sovereignty and consent
The Express Tribune has reported that the Foreign Office has sent a letter to the ICJ’s registrar, expressing Pakistan’s desire for a quick hearing, preferably over the next few weeks.
The Ministry of External Affairs has maintained that Kashmir is an issue of ‘terrorism’ and that India wants to resolve it bilaterally with Pakistan.
Qureshi criticised the Indian government and the media for running a vicious and baseless campaign against him
Radio Pakistan, quoted the National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq as saying that the government and Pakistan Army will jointly fight the case.
Aziz added that there was insufficient time ahead of the hearing of the case and that the country would strengthen its legal team.
The resolution moved in the Punjab Assembly said “the ICJ’s decision is a well-planned conspiracy and interference in Pakistan’s internal affairs.”
“The case of Jadhav will be taken to its logical conclusion in accordance with the country’s law and constitution,” said Interior Minister
Mohammad Kaif explained religion in three points and Twitter users went on to praise the former cricketer for his views.
Shiv Sena also praised India’s lawyer at the International Court of Justice, Harish Salve
In a post on Facebook, the former Supreme Court judge said India has given Pakistan an opportunity to approach ICJ for deciding Kashmir dispute.
The former President of Pakistan also said that Pakistan should have refused to appear at ICJ hearing.
It’s clear today that Pakistan is in turmoil at this apparent “defeat” at the hands of India.
The ICJ judgement makes the Jadhav case a legal test of military courts in Pakistan
In the wake of the verdict, India will obviously have to watch how the Pakistan Army reacts.