The Delhi Lieutenant Governor has approved the prosecution of author Arundhati Roy under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for a speech she made in 2010. The decision has sparked a wide range of reactions, with some supporting the move as necessary action against anti-national sentiments, while others criticize it as a suppression of free speech and an attack on intellectual dissent. The case has reignited debates on the UAPA's use and the balance between national security and freedom of expression.
The Delhi Lieutenant Governor has approved the prosecution of author Arundhati Roy under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for a speech she made in 2010. The decision has sparked a wide range of reactions, with some supporting the move as necessary action against anti-national sentiments, while others criticize it as a suppression of free speech and an attack on intellectual dissent. The case has reignited debates on the UAPA's use and the balance between national security and freedom of expression.
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