Hate speech News
In India, there is no legislation yet that defines Hate speech in a crystal-clear manner ‘Incitement’ is the key factor in determining the constitutionality of a restriction on free speech Hate speech sometimes may take the form of sedition when done against the state, but vice versa is not possible
So far 350 people have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the violence. Whereas in Bengal also more than 200 people have been arrested. Today, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi once again attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. He said that how can CM Yogi assume himself to be the Chief Justice.
Akbaruddin Owaisi has been acquitted by the special sessions court for MP/MLAs in two cases of hate speech. The court said that the prosecution failed to produce enough evidence to prove Akbaruddin guilty. The court directed Akbaruddin not to make any controversial speeches in the future in order to maintain national integrity.