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Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in International, Law, Media, Politics | 0 comments

Growing Backlash Over Indian Cartoonist Arrest (Guest Voice)

Growing backlash over Indian cartoonist arrest (via AFP)

India’s government faced a mounting domestic and international backlash Tuesday over the arrest of a cartoonist on sedition charges as critics accused it of using colonial era laws to crush dissent. The arrest at the weekend of Aseem Trivedi, a freelance cartoonist and anti-corruption campaigner, sparked…