Rustam S. Sidhwa

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Rustam Sohrabji Sidhwa
Born (1927-09-01)September 1, 1927
Died March 31, 1997(1997-03-31) (aged 69)
Occupation Lawyer, judge
Religion Zoroastrian

Rustam Sohrabji Sidhwa (1 September 1927 - 31 March 1997)[1] was a former judge on the Supreme Court of Pakistan as well as one of the original eleven judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.[1][2]



He passed the Bar in 1951 and was elevated to a judge of the Lahore High Court in 1978.[1][2] Between 14 December 1989 and 31 August 1992 he served on the Supreme Court of Pakistan.[3]

International Criminal Court[edit]

Sidhwa served as a member of the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia from 1993 until his resignation in July 1996.[1]


Justice Sidhwa was also a keen philatelist and wrote a catalogue.


  • The Lahore High Court and its principal bar, Pakistan Times Press, Lahore, 1967
  • Sidhwa's Catalogue, Pakistan stamps, errors & varieties, 1947–78, Kermin, Lahore 1978


  1. ^ a b c d e Former Judge Rustam S. Sidhwa passed away on 31 March 1997. Retrieved 24 June 2010
  2. ^ a b Obituary, Rustam Sidhwa, Sarasota Herald Tribune, April 2, 1997 pg 39.Available: on google Retrieved 26 June 2010
  3. ^ Supreme Court Annual Report 2002 pg 158 Retrieved 24 June 2010

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