Is India using its anti-terrorism law as a weapon to quell political dissent?
09 December 2020 | 11:00 am
In India, the pandemic and the coronavirus lockdown have been accompanied by an unprecedented wave of arrests. Police have made it a habit to book any opponents of India's increasingly authoritarian government under a terrorism prevention act. This draconian law allows the state to imprison any individual suspected of terrorism without a trial. As FRANCE 24’s correspondents report, the Indian state is sending a clear message to its critics to stay in line.