Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

International Court of Justice


What international jurisprudence says about the use of nuclear weapons

November 05, 2022 1:02 pm

All the nations of the world – nuclear and non-nuclear – must join together to establish a regime of a nuclear-free world. “Wars begin in the minds of men, and it is in the minds of men (and women) that the defences of peace must be constructed.”

ICJ has ordered an end to invasion of Ukraine. This matters

March 23, 2022 9:36 am

Prabhash Ranjan writes: The weight of global opinion against Russia on its egregious abuse of international law is mounting with each passing day. Russia can keep ignoring this only at grave peril to itself.

Everyday Global: What is the International Court of Justice

March 01, 2022 11:42 am

Ukraine has accused Russia of falsely claiming that "acts of genocide have occurred in the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts of Ukraine", and of using that as a pretext to recognise the independence of these regions and of going to war against Ukraine.

Pakistan court adjourns Kulbhushan Jadhav's case till October 5

June 16, 2021 11:00 am

Jadhav, the 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.

Supreme Court must rethink its order on deportation of Rohingya refugees

April 26, 2021 9:01 am

The April 8 order is disappointing not just for the callous disregard of grave human rights issues by a Court which was a beacon for other constitutional courts; it is startling for its refusal to examine the questions raised by the petitioners, and to probe even superficially the facile defences of the government.

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.