No relief from court appearance for Arundhati Roy

“By criticising the actions or the lack thereof, of the legislature, the judiciary or the executive, a citizen is merely exercising his or her fundamental right to express ‘Opposition’ to the government or one of its wings… Opposition is sacrosanct and indispensable to the functioning of democracy, and more so to that of a democratic welfare State,”

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Bombay High Court and the Maharashtra government after Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy argued that criminal contempt proceedings initiated aga

Source: No relief from court appearance for Arundhati Roy

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