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Watch: The Unlawful Activities Act – Fifty Years of Abuse

The conviction of G.N. Saibaba by the Gadchiroli district court in Maharashtra on March 7, 2017, has revived questions around India’s anti-terrorism laws.

The conviction of Professor G.N. Saibaba by the Gadchiroli district court in Maharashtra on March 7, 2017, has revived questions around the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (1967), and how it has progressively eroded Article 19 of the Indian constitution. This 8 minute illustrated video documents the law in its 50th year, its contemporary application and raises questions about its constitutional validity.

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