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Seminar on Sedition


SEMINAR on ‘Law of Treason and Sedition – with specific reference to the demand for repeal of Section 124-A IPC.’

To be held from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. on 12 March 2011 (Saturday) at Sri Ramanujachari Hall, 1st Floor, Maheshwari Complex (C/o Sri Mahamood Ali, Advocate), Masab Tank Cross Roads, HYDERABAD - 500 028.

Here are the details of our proposed seminar on 12 March 2011 (Saturday) here at Hyderabad:

Seminar on treason and sedition laws to be held in Hyderabad on Sat, 12 March. The seminar is being organized by the "Free Binayak Sen Campaign, Hyderabad as part of its ongoing effort to highlight the miscarriage of justice in the Binayak Sen and many other cases.

The tentative seminar topics are:

1. History of sedition and treason laws in India
2. Sedition & treason laws around the world--comparative analysis
3. Sedition and treason laws in history
4. Nature of the state and sedition laws
5. People's response around the world to sedition and treason laws
6. The need for repealing sedition and treason laws in India--Action agenda

Besides scholars from Hyderabad, we are inviting a select lawyers, social scientists, journalists and activists from other parts of India to participate in the seminar. We will not be able to offer you a fare, but will extend all hospitality for your comfortable stay in Hyderabad.

Please let me know whether you will be able make it, and if so the title of your talk and which of the above broad topics it would fall under.

We will appreciate very much if you can present a paper on matters related to any of the topics above. Thanks,

Coordinator, Free Binayak Sen Campaign, Hyderabad.
Advocate & Editor, LAW ANIMATED WORLD, [],
6-3-1243/156, M.S. Makta, Hyderabad - 500 082. Ph: 040 - 23300284.

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