Why ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a massive diplomatic win for India, embarrassment for Pakistan


In a big setback for Pakistan, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday suspended Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death penalty and stated that Pakistan has violated the Vienna Convention by not granting India consular access to him.

The UN Court also directed Pakistan to review the conviction and sentencing of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The ruling comes as a big diplomatic win for India, which has categorically rejected Pakistan’s allegation that Jadhav is a spy. (Read full judgement here)

The significant verdict is a complete victory for India. Here is why:

1) Execution of Jadhav has stopped.
2) Pakistan national jurisdiction contained.
3) Military court trail not found acceptable.
4) Pakistan military once again stigmatized. Read More

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