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International Court of Justice: Primary judicial organ of the United Nations
The International Court of Justice (ICJ), sometimes called the World Court, is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN). It settles disputes between states and gives advisory opinions on international legal issues referred to it by the UN. Its opinions and rulings serve as sources of international law.

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Fully complied with ICJ ruling in Jadhav case, says Pakistan


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'Fully complied' with ICJ judgement on Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan foreign office


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Post ICJ, India tried to persuade Pakistan through back channel to release Kulbhushan Jadhav: Harish Salve

India had hoped it might be able to persuade Pakistan through "back channel" to release retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges..
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India may approach ICJ to force Pakistan to implement directions in Kulbhushan Jadhav case, says Harish Salve

Salve said that India has written to Pakistan but no one knows how things are progressing so India might have to go to ICJ once again.
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ICJ moves UNHCR against China for Covid-19 reparations

The International Council of Jurists (ICJ), headquartered in London, has moved the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) seeking unspecified amount as reparations from China for having caused..
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Three Nirbhaya convicts approach International Court of Justice, allege 'flawed, unreliable' investigation

Legal experts have noted that owing to the judicial procedures provided under India's legal system, it is possible that the death row convicts are delaying their ultimate fate
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NRI advocate drags Centre to ICJ over Amaravati row


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Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court's order

Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop..
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‘The gate of justice is opened’: Rohingya cheer as World Court orders Myanmar to protect them

Rohingya Muslims celebrated a decision by the International Court of Justice to order Myanmar to protect them, hovering over mobile phones in refugee camps to watch the first legal victory since a..
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World Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from acts of genocide

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from atrocities, a ruling hailed as a "triumph of international justice" by the..
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Explainer: Highest U.N. court can tell states what to do - but not enforce

In ordering Myanmar on Thursday to take immediate measures to prevent atrocities against its Muslim Rohingya minority, the International Court of Justice in The Hague was handing down a binding ruling..
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World Court orders Myanmar to impose measures to protect Rohingya

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take sweeping provisional measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population and avoid acts that could constitute genocide.
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World Court says has preliminary jurisdiction in Myanmar genocide case

The International Court of Justice said on Thursday that it has jurisdiction to hear a case against Myanmar seeking emergency measures to prevent it committing genocide against its Rohingya minority.
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World Court to rule on emergency measures in Rohingya genocide case

The International Court of Justice on Thursday will rule on a request for emergency measures by Gambia, which has filed a case against Myanmar accusing it of genocide against the Muslim minority..
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Rohingya refugees pray for justice as court to rule in genocide case

Rohingya refugees who fled persecution and violence in Myanmar are praying for justice as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague prepares to deliver an initial verdict on Thursday in a..
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Greece proposes World Court if maritime dialogue with Turkey fails

Greece's Prime Minister said in remarks published on Sunday that if Athens and Ankara cannot solve their dispute about maritime zones in the Mediterranean they should turn to the International Court of..
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Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic row with Bolivia intensifies

Mexico on Thursday turned to the International Court of Justice to ensure its diplomatic facilities were respected in Bolivia as it ramped up pressure on the South American country's interim government..
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Rakhine rebels say Myanmar official killed in fighting

Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said a captured official from Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party has died, two weeks after being taken for organizing protests against genocide accusations faced by..
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges World Court to drop genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be..
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Suu Kyi asks U.N.'s top court to drop Rohingya genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said her country's military justice system needed to be given the chance to work and asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to drop the genocide case..
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in U.N. court for final day of genocide hearing

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the International Court of Justice on Thursday to defend Myanmar against accusations it has committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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Demonstrations mark case against Myanmar at U.N.'s World Court

Hearings are underway at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where Myanmar is accused of genocide against its minority Muslim Rohingya population during a 2017 military crackdown.
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Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi responds to Myanmar genocide allegations

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi responded at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Wednesday to a suit brought by Gambia alleging her country committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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Suu Kyi says genocide case brought against Myanmar 'misleading'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the case brought against her country at the World Court was "incomplete and misleading" as she began her defense to accusations of genocide against the Rohingya..
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Gambia's genocide case at World Court "misleading"

At the opening of her country's defense at the World Court on an accusation of genocide, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi challenged whether events in Rakhine could fit that description.
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at World Court

Myanmar leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi arrived on Wednesday at the International Court of Justice in The Hague shortly before her country presents its defense against a suit alleging genocide of its Rohingya..
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Gambia asks U.N. judges to impose measures to protect Myanmar's Rohingya

Gambia on Tuesday asked the International Court of Justice to order special measures to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority of Myanmar until the case is heard in full.
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As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia details mass rapes, killings in Myanmar

Gambia's legal team described mass rapes, the burning of families in their homes and killing of dozens of Muslim Rohingya children with knives as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the..
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As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia asks U.N. judges to 'stop genocide' in Myanmar

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice on Tuesday to defend her country over charges of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, as back home..
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World Court must stop genocide in Myanmar: Gambia tells Hague judges

U.N. judges at the International Court of Justice must act to stop ongoing genocide of the Muslim Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, Gambia's justice minister said on Tuesday.
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Rohingya pray for justice on eve of Myanmar genocide hearings

Members of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority prayed for justice on the eve of hearings at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice during which leader Aung San Suu Kyi will defend the country against..
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Rights groups launch Myanmar boycott ahead of Hague genocide hearings

Human rights campaigners supporting Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority on Monday called for a global boycott of the country, a day before genocide hearings begin at the International Court of Justice..
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In touch with Pak on unhindered consular access to Jadhav: India

India on Friday said it has asked for "immediate, effective and unhindered" consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav from Pakistan and was in touch with the neighbouring country on the matter. After..
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Factbox: Genocide case against Myanmar to be heard at highest U.N. court

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will head a team of lawyers to hearings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague next week to defend the country against accusations of genocide against..
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An icon's journey: Aung San Suu Kyi's life in troubled Myanmar

On Tuesday, World Human Rights Day, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will fight accusations of genocide brought against her country at the International Court of Justice at The Hague.
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With memories of Rwanda: The Gambian minister taking on Suu Kyi

The genocide case brought against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) - the first of its kind initiated since the 1990s - may not have happened at all but for a scheduling conflict.
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Cyprus petitions The Hague to safeguard offshore rights

Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice at The Hague to safeguard its offshore mineral rights, its president said on Thursday, as neighbor Turkey disputes its claims.
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Suu Kyi’s loyalists rally for Myanmar leader before genocide trial

As Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to travel to the Netherlands to fight charges of genocide against her country at the International Court of Justice, her supporters have embarked on an..
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Suu Kyi to contest Rohingya genocide case at world court

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Suu Kyi to 'lead team' to Hague to fight Rohingya genocide case

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Pakistan considering various legal options for review of Jadhav's case: Army

Pakistan is considering various legal options for the review of death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, the Army said on Wednesday amid reports that the government was preparing to amend the Army..
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Pakistan amending Army Act to let Kulbhushan Jadhav appeal in civilian court

A special amendment is being made under Pakistan's Army Act for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav in view that the existing act forbade individuals, who are being tried under military courts, from..
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Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at World Court: justice minister

Gambia has filed a case at the United Nation's top court against Myanmar accusing it of committing genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, the country's Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said..
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Pak violated obligation under Vienna convention: ICJ President

Pakistan violated its obligations under the Vienna Convention in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, ICJ President judge Abdulqawi Yusuf told the UN General Assembly. The ICJ had ruled that Pak must review..
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Pakistan violated Vienna Convention in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to UNGA

Justice Yusuf-led ICJ bench has also ordered that Pakistan must do an effective review and reconsideration of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav.
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Judgment on Kulbhushan Jadhav contributed to reduction of India, Pakistan tension: ICJ president


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