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Aseem Trivedi

Kanpur-based cartoonist ASEEM TRIVEDI who was arrested and charged with sedition for a series of loaded anti-corruption toons, gets bail from Bombay HC amid high drama and media uproar.

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Civil Rights activist Binayak Sen greets Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi who had been arrested on charges of sedition as he arrives for a press conference after he was released on bail in Mumbai.

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi (C), who was arrested on sedition charges, speaks as he comes out of the Arthur Road Jail after his release in Mumbai.

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, second from left, exits Arthur jail after he was released on bail in Mumbai.

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, second from left, speaks after he was released on bail in Mumbai. Trivedi, whose drawings mocked corruption in the Indian government, was jailed on sedition charges in an arrest that was widely condemned Monday as evidence of political leaders' increasing intolerance of criticism.

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A policeman tries to stop activists of India Against Corruption protesting the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, outside Arthur jail where he is being held, in Mumbai.

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An activist of India Against Corruption shouts slogans protesting the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, outside Arthur jail where he is being held, in Mumbai.

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An activist of India Against Corruption, center, holding an empty plastic bottle, shouts slogans while protesting the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, outside Arthur jail where he is being held, in Mumbai.

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Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC) shout slogans during a protest against the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on charges of sedition outside a court in Mumbai.

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Arrested cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's father Ashok Trivedi and mother Pratibha Trivedi along with others holding a protest against their son's arrest on charges of sedition in Kanpur.

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Policemen escort political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to a court in Mumbai. Trivedi whose drawings mock Indian government's corruption has been jailed on a sedition charge. His arrest has been widely condemned as evidence of political leaders' increasing intolerance of criticism.

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Kanpur-based cartoonist Aseem Trivedi arrested on charges of posting seditious contents on his website being produced at court in Mumbai.

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A Mumbai Court remanded anti-corruption cartoonist and free speech campaigner Aseem Trivedi to police custody till September 16 for allegedly making cartoons that insult India's flag, Parliament and the national emblem, although Trivedi explained that the cartoons intended to display the insult to the nation that is being done by politicians, and do not seek to insult national symbols in any way.

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