Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan in violation of Vienna Convention, ICJ rules

Aditya AK July 17 2019
Kulbhushan Jadhav, Bench of International Court of Justice with judges

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today held that Pakistan was in violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR) by not allowing India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.

The Court found that it has jurisdiction, on the basis of Article I of the Optional Protocol concerning the Compulsory Settlement of Disputes to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations of 24 April 1963, to entertain the Application filed by the Republic of India.

However, it ruled that the jurisdiction was . . .

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