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Triple Victory For India At The International Court Of Justice

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| May 18 , 2017 , 16:33 IST
[caption id="attachment_262873" align="aligncenter" width="700"]International Court of Justice International Court of Justice[/caption] India's bid to take the controversial death sentencing of Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan to the International Court of Justice has resulted in major success as the ICJ refuted each of Pakistan's stands. The ICJ in its verdict has placed a stay order on the execution of Jadhav, has confirmed that the Vienna convention is applicable and consular access should have been granted to Jadhav and said that since the Vienna convention has been brought into contention, the ICJ does have jurisdiction to give judgement on the matter. ALSO READ: The Hague Verdict: ICJ Accepts India’s Plea, Asks Pakistan Not To Execute Kulbhushan Jadhav Till Final Judgement The point of contention made by India over alleged Indian spy Jadhav was that there was an immediate threat to his life due to the sentencing and that Pakistan had denied consular access to Jadhav 16 times, a right which is granted to every citizen of every nation under the Vienna convention. India also held that the confession by Jadhav which Pakistan has used to convict him was given under force and therefore is not accurate. Pakistan hit back at India at the international court, that since Jadhav was accused of espionage he could not be granted consular access, and that the matter of Jadhav's sentencing did not fall under the jurisdiction of the ICJ.