Court spectators jailed for sedition
As responsible lawyers, we read the latest sedition judgment (WKCC 928/2022, 27 Oct 2022) to consider the judge’s legal analysis before expressing outrage. Spoiler: there is only oppression charading as law. Note first off this case was in the lowest courts, the magistracy. Magistrate Cheng Nim-chi isn’t known for being a bright legal mind –…
Statement on the Convictions of Speech Therapists Union Leaders for Sedition
Arrests for Sedition – for Applause in Court
The sedition law is again used as a catch-all to crack down on freedom of speech. At first, it caught calls for violence or independence; then critics of the police; then criticism of the judiciary; then criticism of covid policy.
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