Lahore High Court strikes down Sedition Law: section 124-A PPC


After analyzing and taking into consideration laws on the concept of sedition from other jurisdictions, Lahore High Court has struck down section 124-A being not in consonance with fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution. The Court held “…. There is little doubt that section 124-A is insignificant tension with constitutionalism and constitutional democracy. We cannot define freedom of speech as freedom to say what is welcome to authority. This is precisely what section 124-A seeks to achieve.”

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