GLOBAL WRITERS GROUP CRITICIZES INDIA FOR INTOLERANCE TOWARDS MINORITIES

22 Sep

 

A global writers group has severely criticized India for intolerance against minorities and its antiquated laws to silence dissent.

Britain based Pen International says survey of authors, lawyers, activists and journalists this year found that the culture of intolerance has taken root in India and has grown more menacing.

It adds that defamation, sedition and laws pertaining to hate speech are being misused to severely restrict freedom of expression.

 

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