India cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s arrest sparks outrage
The arrest of an Indian anti-corruption cartoonist on sedition charges has sparked widespread criticism.
Aseem Trivedi appeared in court in Mumbai on Monday and was remanded in custody until 24 September for cartoons allegedly mocking the constitution.
Mr Trivedi is also accused of insulting India’s flag. He is demanding the charges against him be dropped.
The cartoonist has been participating in the anti-corruption movement led by campaigner Anna Hazare.Source: