"The object of terrorism is terrorism. The object of oppression is oppression. The object of torture is torture. The object of murder is murder. The object of POWER is POWER. Now do you begin to understand me?"~ George Orwell --- Two INDIAN citizens have recently been victims of the violation of international law by men in uniform but officials of the government of India, and the nation at large, seem to be fighting ONLY for the rights of one and not the other.
On April 10, Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer who had been arrested, kept in custody and put on secret trial by the Pakistani military without being allowed to meet Indian diplomats, was sentenced to death. This was a VIOLATION of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR), under which Pakistan was obliged to allow India consular access to Jadhav. India took Pakistan to the International Court of Justice over this violation of international law. In its submissions to the court in The Hague, the Indian government also invoked the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) which says nobody can be arbitrarily deprived of his life. Much to the relief of people in India, the ICJ accepted India’s plaint and ordered Pakistan to stay Jadhav’s execution till the final disposition of the dispute by the court.
On April 9, Farooq Ahmed Dar, an artisan and weaver of shawls, was abducted and taken hostage by a group of Indian soldiers in the Budgam area of Jammu and Kashmir. He was one of just 7% of the electorate – to have voted in the by-election for the Srinagar parliamentary seat...[Courtesy Siddharth Varadarajan, The Wire http://buff.ly/2qKDRul] 🔽CONT'D IN THE COMMENTS BELOW🔽
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