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he International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday ruled that Pakistan had violated former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s right to consular access and called for a review of the death sentence.(REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood)

ICJ tells Pakistan to review Kulbhushan Jadhav death penalty

By Ashok Bagriya and Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 08:08 AM IST
In a ruling seen as a significant victory for India’s efforts to prevent the execution of the 49-year-old, the UN’s principal court ruled that a continued stay of Jadhav’s death sentence was an “indispensable condition” for an effective “review and reconsideration” of his conviction.
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