Kulbhushan Jadhav Row: ICJ to hold public hearing on 15th May, 2017; Hearing to be streamed live

On 10.05.2017, the International Court of Justice at Hague (ICJ) notified that it will hold public hearing on 15.05.2017 in the proceedings initiated by India against Pakistan in the Kulbhushan Jadhav matter.

The hearings will be streamed live on the Court’s website www.icj-cij.org/multimedia, as well as on UN Web TV, the United Nations online television channel. The press release also mentioned that hearings will also be covered by the United Nations television broadcasting service (UNifeed, New York).

India had, on 08.05.2017, initiated the proceedings before ICJ against the execution of the death sentence imposed upon an Indian National Kulbhushan Jadhav, alleging that Pakistan kidnapped Kulbhushan Jadhav from Iran, where he was carrying on business after retiring from the Indian Navy, and was then shown to have been arrested in Baluchistan on 3 March 2016. On 09.05.2017, Judge Ronny Abraham, President of the ICJ  stayed the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav under Article 74, paragraph 4, of the Rules of Court.

To read the full text of ICJ’s press release, click here

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