Topic: Sedition

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Silencing dissent: digital capitalism, the military junta and Thailand’s permanent state of exception

In the last three years of military rule in Thailand, prosecutions for defamation, sedition and computer crimes of...   [ continue reading...]

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Is the CIA Reformable?

In The Failure of Intelligence, I documented the CIA's resistance to reform and the corruption in both the analytical and operational directorates. But not ever...   [ continue reading...]

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Chennai Airport Police Charges Man With Sedition for Receiving ‘Anti-National’ WhatsApp Message

However, a magistrate in Chennai ordered for Tadikala Akbar Saleem to be released, saying the "random" message he received was "no evidence of anti-national act...   [ continue reading...]

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Should the sedition law be scrapped?

LEFT umar khalid Umar KhalidIt is not in rates of conviction but in the criminalisation of dissent that the expediency of sedition law restsDissent is the...   [ continue reading...]

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Herstory: The Soweto Uprising and the Erasure of Black Women

South Africa Freedom Struggleby Thando Sipuye There are many distortions in the dominant narratives around the 1976 students’ uprising. One of the most cr...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Abuse of law / How is it seditious to cheer the Pakistan cricket team?

Providing more evidence that the sedition law – Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code – is prone to serious misuse, several people across the countr...   [ continue reading...]

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Virat Kohli Vs the State (of Hysteria): The Case for a Maximalist Definition of Sedition

Beyond sedition, the Indian captain is guilty of a much more indefensible crime: weakening the nation’s resolve to demonise Pakistan and dehumanise Pakist...   [ continue reading...]

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Sedition Law Continues to Be Blatantly Misused by Authorities in India

Madhya Pradesh police using the sedition law to book 15 men for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory in the Champion's Trophy final indicates that les...   [ continue reading...]

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It’s not sedition

SC has ruled that sedition only applies when there is incitement to violence   [ continue reading...]

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The Anatomy of a Purge: The Left Must Resist Demonization

The right wing's attempts to generate panic over rising violence from the left following the shooting in Alexandria last week and articles about "left-wing extr...   [ continue reading...]

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In MP, 15 Arrested, Charged With Sedition for Allegedly Celebrating Pakistan’s Cricket Victory

The arrested were booked by the police under sections 124A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC. The post In MP, 15 Arrested, Charged With Sedit...   [ continue reading...]

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Haryana Police Booked 15 Dalit Protesters for Sedition, Won’t Reveal FIR

The Dalit activists have said that the 15 accused are those who had a brief meeting with the Haryana chief minister to demand a fair probe into inter-caste clas...   [ continue reading...]

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One Hundred Years of the Espionage Act

One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Espionage Act into law, and since then it has been used to criminalize the disclosure of national def...   [ continue reading...]

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The Alt-Right Is the Modern, Hideous Face of White Supremacy

Click here for reuse options! A panel of scholars discusses the historical roots of modern white supremacy—an...   [ continue reading...]

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Red Alert: The First Amendment Is in Danger

Having already banned nosy reporters from news corporations that he doesn't like, branded their employers as enemies of the nation and expressed a wish to depar...   [ continue reading...]

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The Increasing Cruelty of India's Justice System Is a Clear Sign It's Turning into an Authoritarian State

India is going far to the right under prime minister Modi. Most governments, even those that are democratic, have a fractious relationship with human rig...   [ continue reading...]

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Thailand: Junta Entrenched 3 Years After Coup

Expand Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a news conference after h...   [ continue reading...]

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Pakistan: Baba Jan - prisoner of conscience

On May 25, the Supreme Court of Gilgit-Baltistan will hear Baba Jan’s review petition against his sentencing — his final opportunity for justice aft...   [ continue reading...]

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Oscar López Rivera Returns Home to Chicago -- and to a Movement

Earlier this year, former President Barack Obama commuted the sentence for Oscar López Rivera, who served 35 years in prison for seditious conspiracy and...   [ continue reading...]

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Thailand: Human Rights Lawyer Faces up to 150 Years in Prison for Royal Insult

Prawet was charged with ten counts of royal insult and three counts of breaking Section 116 of Thailand's criminal code, the equivalent of sedition. The post Th...   [ continue reading...]

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