Plan B for free speech

This is in the context of the crackdown on Jawaharlal Nehru University students and assault on them both by the rightwing central government of India as well as its machinery – the police.

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

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/jnu-sedition-case-plan-b-for-free-speech/

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