What makes sedition a valuable tool for harassment is not necessarily the conviction of an accused. The problem lies in the fact that it places wide powers in the hands of the police.
Faizan Mustafa explains the sedition law in India with its history and case laws.
Sedition cases have been withdrawn against the 49 celebrities.
On Thursday, October 3, sedition charges were slapped and FIRs filed against 49 celebrities.
Concerned Citizens of India and abroad express solidarity with the incarcerated.
The review also examines parallels between the book and some charge-sheets filed by the Delhi Police in the riots cases.
Statement by CWST in solidarity with Rahul Roy, Saba Dewan, Kabir Kala Manch.
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner’s response to Delhi Police chief’s letter denying any discrimination in Delhi violence investigation