Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ICJ to hear India v. Pakistan on May 15

The International Court of Justice website reports:
The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, will hold public hearings on Monday 15 May 2017, at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the Court, in the proceedings instituted by the Republic of India on 8 May 2017 against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. 
The hearings will be devoted to the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by India (see Press Release No. 2017/16 of 9 May 2017). 
Schedule for the hearings

Monday 15 May 2017 10 a.m.-11.30 a.m.: Oral observations of India 
3 p.m.-4.30 p.m.: Oral observations of Pakistan

The hearings will be streamed live and on demand (VOD) on the Court’s website (, as well as on UN Web TV, the United Nations online television channel. The embed code enabling the media to show the live images on their own websites is available from the Information Department ( Still photographs of the event will be posted on 15 May 2017 on the ICJ and UN Photo websites, as well as on the Court’s Twitter feed (@CIJ_ICJ). Selected high-resolution video footage of the event will be available for TV use on the Court’s website the same day. The hearings will also be covered by the United Nations television broadcasting service (UNifeed, New York). . . .

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