Sunday, March 3, 2024

Topic: sedition charge

India: Four draconian laws that need to be repealed immediately

There are many laws in India that are problematic and need to be repealed immediately. Here are four Indian laws, in particular, that should have never existed, let alone be used to stifle dissent and free speech in the country.

Muslim leaders demand withdrawal of FIR against Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan

Leaders of prominent Muslim organizations including Jamiat Ulema e Hind, Milli Ittehad Council, Bareilly, and Jamaat e Islami Hind have issued a joint statement for condemning the police action and demanding to withdraw the FIR registered against Chairman of the Delhi Minorities Commission Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan.

‘Tweet not deleted, I stand by it’ says Dr Zafarul Islam Khan

Minority Commission chairman Dr Zafarul Islam Khan on Sunday refuted the claims of his apology for the tweet which earned him sedition charges. His...

Delhi Minorities Commission chairman Zafarul Islam Khan booked under sedition charges

The Delhi Police’s special cell on Thursday booked Delhi Minorities Commission chairman Zafarul Islam Khan under sedition charges, two days after he allegedly made “provocative” remarks in his social media posts,

The Seditious State of India

Anurag Azad The recent turn of events in India where a Muslim man involved in the Shaheen Bagh protests was dehumanized, publicly shamed, targeted...

Sedition case doesn’t trouble us at all. We are confident of our innocence: Umar and Anirban

The Delhi government has given a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, former JNU students Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and seven others in connection with a four-year-old sedition case, as the ruling AAP denied the persistent BJP charge of blocking the proceedings in the matter.