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Sedition Law

 a Panjabi mounted on his horse as he charges raiders of salt works in India

Chilling Effect Of Law Commission's Report On The Draconian Sedition Law

The Law Commission of India report recommending retention of the colonial era sedition law with an enhanced punishment highlights a colonial continuity.

25 June 2023

Lahore High Court

Lahore High Court Invalidates Pakistan's Sedition Law: 'Recklessly Used...'

Justice Shahid Karim, hearing a batch of petitions seeking to annul the law, said the law was being used 'recklessly' as a tool of exploitation to curb the right to free speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19 of...

30 March 2023

Sanjay Singh.

BJP Used Sedition Law To Suppress Voices Against Its Govt: AAP MP

"The BJP saves the real goons. Instead of saving the law, the BJP is engaged in saving loafers and goons," said AAP MP Sanjay Singh.

11 May 2022

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi

BJP’s Plan Against Opposition For 2024 Lok Sabha Polls Is To Make Sedition Law ‘More Draconian’: Congress

Congress has alleged that BJP is planning to become draconian, drastic and deadly by misuse of a colonial-era law ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha election.

03 June 2023

Soni Sori, tribal school teacher turned political activist from South Bastar, speaks at JNU Campus

SC Order On Sedition May Not Bring Relief To People Charged With Naxal Cases

The Supreme Court decision will benefit those people who are booked under sedition for speaking against the government, for writing a Facebook post or a tweet against a politician, or cracking a joke against a politician.

11 May 2022

Sedition law.

As SC Stays Proceedings In Sedition Cases, Left Parties Demand Contentious Law Be Scrapped

The CPI issued a statement welcoming the verdict by the Supreme Court and reiterated its demand to scrap the law. It claimed that the party's consistent position on this stood vindicated.

11 May 2022

Congress workers in Bengaluru

Congress Accuses BJP Government Of Tightening Sedition Law To Stifle Dissent

The allegations come in the wake of the Law Commission's support for retaining the sedition law, citing potential risks to national security and integrity.

02 June 2023



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