Arrests under sedition charges rise but conviction falls to 3%

NEW DELHI: Arrest of Disha Ravi, a 21-year-old green activist from Bengaluru, by Delhi Police on Saturday brings into focus a spike in state and central governments using sedition charges to deal with dissent or criticism even as not even 4% of the accused are convicted. Between 2016 and 2019, the number of cases filed […]

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