India: Laws misused to stifle dissent, critics charge
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The arrest of a 22-year-old climate activist for sharing a document in support of ongoing farmers' protests made global headlines, but it was the application of the colonial era sedition law against her that caused particular concern. Critics say, it is symptomatic of a government that is increasingly intolerant of dissent. An anti-terror law has also been used against activists in India.