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Deciphering Indian regime’s actions on PFI

The arrested members have been charged under draconian laws, and the infamous Indian tradition of complicated and long drawn out investigative and judicial processes, coupled with the harsh and retributive nature of the ruling party, means that these activists are poised for indefinitely long prison terms. Meanwhile, a two-month long stringent curfew has been clamped upon the area in Delhi which houses PFI’s headquarters, with drones deployed. In countries with some degree of actual rule of law, such measures may be taken after banning the organisations concerned. However, the Indian regime, with its steeply authoritarian tendencies, undertook these measures prior to banning PFI- or in other words, while it was an absolutely legitimate organisation.

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