Draconian Laws


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Draconian Laws

A code of laws prepared by Draco, the celebrated lawgiver of Athens, that, by modern standards, are considered exceedingly severe. The term draconian has come to be used to refer to any unusually harsh law.

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Suaram Coordinator Amir Abdul Hadi at the gathering called out those in power to honour their promise to abolish the draconian law.
Malik, including provision of adequate health care and call upon the international community to impress upon India to desist from such inhuman actions, abolish draconian laws like PSA and Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).'
The statement said,"Pakistan expect the Government of India to ensure the well-being of Yasin Malik, including provision of adequate health care and call upon the international community to impress upon India to desist from such inhuman actions, abolish draconian laws like PSA and Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which perpetuate Indian atrocities in IoK, stop harassing and victimizing Kashmiris in IOK and expedite the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in line with the UNSC resolutions and the aspirations of the Kashmiri people."
Ms Mullick said that after a crackdown on Jamaat-i-Islami, India was now trying to silence the pro-freedom voices by lodging fake cases and enforcing inhuman draconian laws on unarmed Kashmiris.
The report noted that "Journalists have had to survive by treading a tricky middle path, carrying out balanced reporting in a conflict situation in which they and their families live." The IFJ maintained that due to territorial dispute, Kashmir had been in the throes of intense militarization and arbitrary use of draconian laws since the 1990s.
About the draconian laws, the IFJ said that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act which gives sweeping powers to the military personnel, and public security laws like the Public Safety Act 1978 of Kashmir, which allows detention without trial of persons, including journalists, for acting in any manner prejudicial to security of state or maintenance of public order are broad in scope and allow restrictions to be placed on the media.It said that the spike in unrest in 2010 following a 'fake encounter' in which three civilians were reportedly killed by the army and public protests following the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani had created further problems for the journalists of the valley.
Indian regime refuses to oblige and does not mind if she dies, in fact it wants everyone who does not support its draconian laws to strengthen military hold over the society to die or quit.
HOME Secretary Theresa May mustn't panic us into accepting draconian laws and the surrender of privacy.
The Foreign Office is warning British tourists of increasingly draconian laws in Dubai and advising us not to drink, kiss, dance or even hold hands there in public.
What is never revealed is that these draconian laws emanate from the European Union and have been incorporated into British law by Whitehall bureaucrats.
They also demanded the repeal of all draconian laws used to detain Maoists.
It sickens me to see such an organisation passing Draconian laws which affect working class people.