Thursday, December 20, 2012

Indian government should repeal sedition law

In October, J. L. Chugh, joint secretary of the Indian Home Ministry, issued a statement to the local People's Vigilance Committee on Human Rights in India, and said a hearing would be convened to discuss the sedition law, according to CPJ's review of the statement. But the notice did not include a date or offer further details about the hearing. Two months have passed since that communique without further indications from your government about a specific timetable for addressing this critical issue.