India: Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi arrested on sedition charges for ‘mocking the Constitution’

There is widespread outrage at the weekend arrest of Kanpur-based cartoonist, Aseem Trivedi, on charges of sedition, with his supporters alleging that it is politically motivated and that he is being punished for backing Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption campaign. The Mumbai police arrested Mr Trivedi, a member of the India Against…

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