50 lawyers expected to join legal team representing students
Advocates Challenge Hubli Bar Association Resolution Refusing Legal Aid To Kashmiri Students Arrested On Sedition Charges [Read Petition]
A petition has been filed by 24 advocates in the Karnataka High Court challenging the resolution passed by the Hubli Bar Association, deciding that non of its members would appear for three Kashmiri Students, arrested on sediton charge for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting it on social media.
Karnataka lawyers challenge Hubli Bar Association’s refusal to represent Kashmiri students charged with Sedition
A group of 24 advocates has filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court challenging the resolution passed by the Hubli Bar Association in relation to the three Kashmiri students who were charged with sedition. (BT Venkatesh and others vs State of Karnataka and others)
Shaheen School: PIL Against Police For ‘Illegally Examining & Questioning’ Minor Students Over Anti-CAA Play
Bidar Sedition Case: Karnataka’s Shaheen School sedition case: Bail granted to student’s mother, teacher | Bengaluru News – Times of India
BIDAR: A Bidar court in Karnataka on Friday granted bail to a student’s mother and teacher in the sedition case which was slapped for allegedly getting a group of Class IV students to enact a play with an anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) theme and hurl “communal slurs” at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
On January 21, students of the primary section of Shaheen School had staged a play that allegedly had anti-CAA dialogues.
Headmistress Farida Begum and Nazbunnisa, the mother of a girl studying in fifth grade in the same school, are those arrested in the case.
Schoolteacher and a parent have been in jail since January 30 for two simple lines in a school play that the police claim is seditious? Adv B T Venkatesh spoke to Geeta Seshu a day before he travelled to Bidar in Karnataka to represent the women in a bail application in the sedition case. Today, after hours of arguments, the case is now posted for orders on Feb 14, 2020, which will make it 14 days that they have been in jail.