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India’s High Court upholds cartoonists’ right to ridicule

It isn’t easy being a political cartoonist or satirist in India. They incur the wrath of politicians, are subjected to vicious trolling on social media and in some cases, even face arrest on charges of sedition, leading to prolonged, expensive lawsuits.  A recent ruling by the Madras High Court, however, stands out as a beacon […]

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