Indian Cartoonist Arrested on Sedition Charges
Via the Wall Street Journal:

Cartoonist and free speech activist Aseem Trivedi was set to pick up an award for his hard-hitting cartoons in Washington D.C. this week. But his trip was abruptly canceled after a Mumbai court found the same cartoons “offensive” and issued a warrant for his detention.
“My cartoons did nothing but tell the truth,” Mr. Trivedi told India Real Time on Friday after he heard of the court order. He voluntarily surrendered to police on Saturday and has been unreachable since.
A local court accused Mr. Trivedi of sedition over cartoons that appear to mock the Indian state. The cartoons were on display at an anti-corruption rally last December in Mumbai.

Indian Cartoonist Arrested on Sedition Charges

Via the Wall Street Journal:

Cartoonist and free speech activist Aseem Trivedi was set to pick up an award for his hard-hitting cartoons in Washington D.C. this week. But his trip was abruptly canceled after a Mumbai court found the same cartoons “offensive” and issued a warrant for his detention.

“My cartoons did nothing but tell the truth,” Mr. Trivedi told India Real Time on Friday after he heard of the court order. He voluntarily surrendered to police on Saturday and has been unreachable since.

A local court accused Mr. Trivedi of sedition over cartoons that appear to mock the Indian state. The cartoons were on display at an anti-corruption rally last December in Mumbai.

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