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UN General Assembly seeks court opinion on legality of Israeli policies in occupied West Bank, east Jerusalem
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UN General Assembly seeks court opinion on legality of Israeli policies in occupied West Bank, east Jerusalem

The Assembly voted by a wide margin, but with over 50 countries abstaining, to send one of the world's longest-running and thorniest disputes to the International Court of Justice, a request promoted by the Palestinians and opposed vehemently by Israel

Iran to open legal battle before International Court of Justice to unfreeze billions in US assets
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Iran to open legal battle before International Court of Justice to unfreeze billions in US assets

The case before the International Court of Justice comes as hopes fade of reviving a landmark deal, which former US president Donald Trump withdrew from in 2018, that sought to tame Iran's nuclear ambitions

In world court, India judge votes against Russia. Who is Justice Dalveer Bhandari and what his stand means?
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In world court, India judge votes against Russia. Who is Justice Dalveer Bhandari and what his stand means?

India has abstained from voting on the Ukraine-Russia conflict at the United Nations. Justice Dalveer Bhandari’s vote at the International Court of Justice is contrary to the neutral stance New Delhi has maintained

Russia snubs International Court of Justice hearings in case brought by Ukraine
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Russia snubs International Court of Justice hearings in case brought by Ukraine

The International Court of Justice is opening two days of hearings at its headquarters, the Peace Palace, into Ukraine's request for its judges to order Russia to halt its invasion.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Can the International Criminal Court bring Vladimir Putin to trial for war crimes?
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: Can the International Criminal Court bring Vladimir Putin to trial for war crimes?

The International Criminal Court will begin an investigation into Russia’s possible war crimes in Ukraine. But it is unlikely that President Vladimir Putin will be brought to justice. Here’s why

Ukraine moves ICJ against Russia: International Court of Justice and its jurisdiction explained
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Ukraine moves ICJ against Russia: International Court of Justice and its jurisdiction explained

At least 532 civilians have been killed during Russia's invasion, including 14 children, Ukraine's interior ministry said on Monday. It said an additional 1,684 people, including 116 children, have been wounded

Pakistan's National Assembly approves bill allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal against conviction
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Pakistan's National Assembly approves bill allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal against conviction

The bill, which seeks to provide further right of review and reconsideration, is in line with the judgment of the International Court of Justice in the case

Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to floating island; human rights groups oppose process
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Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to floating island; human rights groups oppose process

The island's facilities are built to accommodate one lakh people, just a fraction of the million Rohingya Muslims who have fled waves of violent persecution in their native Myanmar and are currently living in crowded, squalid refugee camps

India failed to appoint lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan law ministry tells Islamabad HC
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India failed to appoint lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan law ministry tells Islamabad HC

This comes after Pakistan on Thursday once again rejected India's demand that an Indian lawyer or a Queen's Counsel be appointed for Jadhav, a death-row prisoner

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan's parliament extends ordinance allowing appeal for four months
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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan's parliament extends ordinance allowing appeal for four months

On 16 July, Pakistan provided consular access to Jadhav, but the Indian government said the access was "neither meaningful nor credible"

MEA says New Delhi wants Indian lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan court
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MEA says New Delhi wants Indian lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan court

The Islamabad High Court recently ordered the Pakistan government to give "another chance" to India to appoint a counsel for Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan has failed to address core issues in implementing ICJ judgment, says MEA
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan has failed to address core issues in implementing ICJ judgment, says MEA

A bench of the Islamabad High Court will hear the case seeking India’s consular access to Jadhav on 3 September

Give India 'another chance' to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan court tells Imran Khan govt
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Give India 'another chance' to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan court tells Imran Khan govt

Jadhav, a 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

Pakistan has blocked all legal remedies for Kulbhushan Jadhav, adopted farcical approach, says MEA
India

Pakistan has blocked all legal remedies for Kulbhushan Jadhav, adopted farcical approach, says MEA

Pakistan had earlier this month said 20 July is the last date of filing a review petition by Jadhav against the death sentence handed down to him.

Pakistan grants Kulbhushan Jadhav second consular meeting after India asks for 'unconditional' access
India

Pakistan grants Kulbhushan Jadhav second consular meeting after India asks for 'unconditional' access

Regarding the meeting, Pakistan said two Indian officers were provided unimpeded and uninterrupted consular access to Jadhav on Thursday

Pakistan says Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file appeal against conviction; India dismisses claim as 'farce'
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Pakistan says Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file appeal against conviction; India dismisses claim as 'farce'

The MEA said that Islamabad coerced the former Indian naval officer to forgo his rights to seek implementation of the ICJ judgment

ICJ condemns US sanctions against court staff probing American troops for war crimes in Afghanistan, terms it 'unacceptable interference'
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ICJ condemns US sanctions against court staff probing American troops for war crimes in Afghanistan, terms it 'unacceptable interference'

The International Criminal Court has condemned the Trump administration’s decision to authorize sanctions against court staff, saying it amounted to “an unacceptable attempt to interfere with the rule of law and the Court’s judicial proceedings.

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder: Three convicts approach International Court of Justice seeking stay on execution of death sentence
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2012 Delhi gangrape and murder: Three convicts approach International Court of Justice seeking stay on execution of death sentence

The four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case — Vinay, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh — are scheduled to be hanged at 5:30 am on 20 March.

Rohingya crisis: In landmark judgment, ICJ tells Myanmar to take measures to prevent genocide against 'vulnerable' minority, demands report in 4 months
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Rohingya crisis: In landmark judgment, ICJ tells Myanmar to take measures to prevent genocide against 'vulnerable' minority, demands report in 4 months

In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered the government to take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the minority community.

Bangladeshi island Bhasan Char ready to house Rohingya refugees; embankments, houses, hospitals, mosques built says country's refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner
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Bangladeshi island Bhasan Char ready to house Rohingya refugees; embankments, houses, hospitals, mosques built says country's refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner

Bhasan Char is ready for habitation, everything has been put in place, Bangladesh refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner Mahbub Alam Talukder said