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International Court of Justice

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE NEWS

Explained: What the latest ICJ ruling means for Qatar and its airspace

July 21, 2020 9:06 am

In June 2017, Qatar’s neighbours Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and economic ties with it, by shutting off shipping routes and air space.

Mexico takes diplomatic spat with Bolivia to the ICJ

December 27, 2019 10:08 am

Bolivia’s new government, which took power after Morales was ousted by the military last month, has issued arrest warrants for four of them, Ebrard said.

ICJ hearing fails to break impasse on violence against the Rohingya

December 18, 2019 9:22 am

The three-day ICJ hearing offered few surprises: Similar arguments had been made at multiple forums in the past. On such occasions, Myanmar has denied the charge of genocidal intent.

Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar at ICJ as it faces Rohingya genocide case

December 10, 2019 11:12 am

Suu Kyi is due to speak on Wednesday and is expected to argue that the court has no jurisdiction and that Myanmar was targeting Rohingya militants.

Moment of reckoning

December 09, 2019 11:53 pm

Suu Kyi’s refusal to speak for Rohingya is controversial. Her decision to defend army at ICJ sets off ripples beyond Myanmar.

Considering various legal options for review of Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan Army

November 14, 2019 6:00 am

On July 17, in a major diplomatic victory for India, ICJ had said that Pakistan must review the death sentence awarded to Jadhav and had also ruled that Pakistan had violated India’s rights to consular visits after his arrest.

Informed Kulbushan Jadhav on rights under Vienna Convention, will be granted consular access: Pakistan

July 19, 2019 12:47 am

In a verdict which is viewed as a major diplomatic win for India, the ICJ on Wednesday granted India the consular access and legal representation to Jadhav.

Pakistan’s violations of international covenants in Kulbhushan Jadhav case have come crashing down

July 19, 2019 9:38 am

In Pakistan’s delusional parallel universe, victory has been claimed on two grounds: Jadhav’s death sentence was not annulled and the ICJ did not order his release. Some have even claimed that by not releasing Jadhav, the ICJ has accepted that he is a terrorist and that implicitly India is a state sponsoring terrorism!

After vindication

July 19, 2019 12:04 am

Persuading Pakistan to respect the ICJ ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav will not be easy. That task remains a political one.

Japan may take South Korea wartime labour dispute to ICJ

July 18, 2019 12:15 pm

South Korea's Supreme Court last year ordered two Japanese companies to compensate the wartime workers in a ruling that Tokyo said violated international law. Japan believes the issue of compensation was settled under a 1965 treaty.