Narayan Lakshman writes on sedition law: How to be free in the 21st century – The Hindu

The experience of liberal democracies elsewhere shines a light upon the outdatedness of the sedition law that India uses so loosely.

Narayan Lakshman writes on sedition law: How to be free in the 21st century – The Hindu

Storm in JNU: Sankar Sen – Exploring Development

https://expldev.wordpress.com/2016/03/04/storm-in-jnu-sankar-sen/

Sankar Sen is Senior Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences and Former Director General – National Human Rights Commission.

A Syllabus on Sedition | The Wire

Shlachter, a writer and member of the Indian diaspora based in Austin, Texas, decided to a create what he has called the “JNU Distance Learning Sedition Module”. “This syllabus is an attempt at curating some of the more reliable articles, presenting vital counter-narratives, and providing slightly deeper context on some of the issues at play […]

Nandita Haksar interviewed by Prabir Purukayastha on NewsClick

 

What Passes for Sedition in India – The New York Times

The message is clear: Violence in the name of ultra-nationalism is acceptable. Not even the courts are safe spaces. Challenge the state, or the B.J.P., at your peril.

What Passes for Sedition in India – The New York Times

Plan B for free speech | The Indian Express

It is unlikely that Parliament will repeal Section 124A on sedition in a hurry. The way to protect free speech then is to focus on procedural reforms and safeguards that render malicious use more difficult

Source: Plan B for free speech | The Indian Express

Why JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar Did Not Commit Sedition, And Won’t Get Convicted For It

It is almost certain that Kanhaiya Kumar won’t get convicted for sedition. The president of the students union at Delhi’s left-leaning Jawaharlal Nehru University has been arrested on char

Why JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar Did Not Commit Sedition, And Won’t Get Convicted For It