KULBHUSHAN JADHAV

Kulbhushan Jadhav is a former Indian Navy officer who was arrested in Pakistan on charges of espionage. He was, on Aprill 10, 2017, sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan for “espionage and subversive activities”. India responded by saying that if the execution takes place, it will “regard it as a case of premeditated murder”.

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India calls for civilian court trial

India’s first plea remains that Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, should be released and provided safe passage. These options were spelt out by the Ministry of External Affairs’ Joint Secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran) Deepak Mittal at the ICJ.

Direct Kulbhushan Jadhav's fair trial in civilian court: India to ICJ

Contending that Jadhav had become a "pawn" in Pakistan's tool to divert international scrutiny from itself, Salve said the former Navy officer had been sent to the gallows on the basis of "extracted confession".

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Dismiss India’s plea to annul Kulbhushan Jadhav conviction, Pakistan in ICJ

On Wednesday, India will have a maximum 90 minutes to submit its final arguments; Pakistan will also get 90 minutes to respond to India’s arguments on Thursday.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case highlights: Claims for ex-Navy officer's release outlandish, says Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav case highlights: Putting forward his arguments, Pakistan lawyer Khawar Qureshi said India failed to explain why Jadhav was allowed to travel for 17 times on fake passport.

No due process, Pakistan should free Kulbhushan Jadhav, India tells World Court

India’s demand to nullify the Pakistan military court’s decision indicated a marked shift from its earlier plea, when it had sought consular access to Jadhav in May 2017

At ICJ, India seeks Kulbhushan Jadhav's release, annulment of Pakistan court verdict

Ex-solicitor general Harish Salve, representing India, urged the UN top court to declare the continued custody of Jadhav without consular access "unlawful" as per the Vienna Convention.

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case HIGHLIGHTS: India seeks annulment of Pak court’s verdict, Jadhav's release

Kulbhushan Jadhav case HIGHLIGHTS: The fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav who is on the death row in Pakistan is likely to be decided during the hearing at the International Court of Justice at The Hague. Follow this space to track latest news

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ hearings from today, India to seek consular access

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) urgently ordered Pakistan in 2017 to stay the execution of Jadhav, pending hearings on the broader Indian case that take place this week in The Hague.

Who is Kulbhushan Jadhav?

Despite multiple requests from India in the past, Pakistan has been denying consular access to Jadhav claiming that New Delhi wants to extract information gathered by its “spy." 

Explained: Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ — Here's what will happen today

Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ today: India has said it was not informed of the former Indian Navy officer's detention until long after his arrest, and that Pakistan failed to inform him of his rights.

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