What the Attack on Arundhati Roy Tells Us About Fascism's Rise in India
June 30, 2024
Azad Essa
New York, NY, USA

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On 14 June, Indian authorities gave the go-ahead for the prosecution of acclaimed Indian novelist Arundhati Roy over her comments about Kashmir made back in 2010.  Roy, a Booker Prize-winning author and activist, was accused of sedition and disrupting social harmony under Section 45 (1) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), India's counterterrorism law.  Delhi's Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena also named 70-year-old Kashmiri former professor Sheikh Showkat Hussain for his comments on Kashmir made at the same event in New Delhi.

 

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Ivan Petrov

I guess Its and the West not trying to moderate in any way. No interest, no support.

4 days ago
Ava

Modi's out of control. Make him stop!

1 week ago