• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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India appeals to UN court to halt execution of ‘spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav

By: Sarwar Alam

India on Monday (15) appealed to the UN’s top court to order Pakistan to suspend its planned execution of an Indian national convicted of spying. In an emergency hearing, lawyers for New Delhi urged the International Court of Justice to halt the execution of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav. Jadhav was arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan last year and Pakistani officials claim he has confessed to spying for Indian intelligence services. But India has denied he was a spy, and last week lodged a protest at the ICJ in The Hague accusing Pakistan of “egregious violations of the Vienna convention”.…

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