ICJ: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Pakistan grants Consular Access to Jadhav

Published: July 19, 2019

Following the verdict given by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which castigated Pakistan for denying India consular access to imprisoned former Indian naval officer Kulbhusan Jadhav, Pakistan has now granted India consular access to Jadhav. What is consular access? As per Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, “all consular officers shall ..

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ICJ Verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Published: July 17, 2019

In a major victory for India and its arrested national Kulbhushan Jadhav, the International Court of Justice has ordered Pakistan to review Kulbhushan’s death sentence and had ruled that Islamabad violated the established international convention by denying India the rights of consular visits to Jadhav after his arrest. What the court ruled? The ICJ has ..

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Update : ICJ Verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Published: July 17, 2019

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, Netherlands, is expected to pronounce its judgment in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case today. What had happened? Kulbhushan Jadhav was caught by Pakistani law enforcement. He was accused of being an Indian spy and was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court. India has contested the ..

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ICJ advises Britain to return Diego Garcia to Mauritius

Published: February 28, 2019

International Court of Justice (ICJ) has advised the UK to return the Diego Garcia (Chagos Islands) to Mauritius as rapidly as possible. The ICJ has said that Britain must give Mauritius control of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The advisory has been issued by the ICJ on the request of the resolution passed by the ..

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ICJ Stays Kulbhusan Jadhav's Hanging

Published: May 10, 2017

India has received a stay order preventing Pakistan from executing the death sentence awarded to the former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav from the International Court of Justice at The Hague. India’s team of lawyers led by senior advocate Harish Salve accused Pakistan of gross violations of international laws. They also pointed out the violations of the Geneva convention that deals with Consular relations. Pakistan ..

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