Citizens for Justice and Peace

Law and Order

The case against Sedition Most modern democracies around the world have either abolished or restricted the use of this colonial law

The Indian government recently slapped almost 194 sedition charges on citizens opposing the NPR-NRC-CAA. The law has often been used to suppress criticism against government and stifle non-violent opposition. The sedition law has no place in a healthy democracy that values public opinion. Related: Bhima Koregaon case: Bail Applications of three social activists rejected by…

Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut cocks a snook at Election Model Code of Conduct Says, "To hell with the law!"

Showing shocking disregard for the law of the land and the election model code of conduct, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut announced in an open rally his complete contempt for the law of the land. “As it is we are not the kind of people who follow the law. Then we are constantly reminded…

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