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International Court of Justice

  Apr 01, 2022

International Court of Justice

Q Why is it in News ?

A Ukraine has filed an application before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), instituting proceedings against the Russian Federation for committing Genocide.

Q What is International Court of Justice ?

Q When was it established ?

Q Where is its Seat and  what are its functions ?

  1. General Assembly
  2. Security Council
  3. Economic and Social Council
  4. Trusteeship Council
  5. Secretariat

Q What is Jurisdiction of ICJ ?

Q How many Judges are in the court ?

Q How many Indians have been in ICJ ?

Q Which Indian cases are in the  ICJ ?

  1. Right of Passage over Indian Territory (Portugal v. India, culminated 1960);
  2. Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council (India v. Pakistan, culminated 1972);
  3. Trial of Pakistani Prisoners of War (Pakistan v. India, culminated 1973);
  4. Aerial Incident of 10 August 1999 (Pakistan v. India, culminated 2000);
  5. Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India, culminated 2016); and
  6. (Kulbhushan) Jadhav (India v. Pakistan, culminated 2019).