Indian prosecutors dropped sedition charges Friday against a cartoonist whose arrest over his anti-corruption drawings outraged freedom of speech campaigners, his lawyer said.
Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi speaks with the media after being released from custody in Mumbai on September 12. Indian prosecutors dropped sedition charges against Trivedi -- whose arrest over his anti-corruption drawings outraged freedom of speech campaigners.
Aseem Trivedi, whose online cartoons include the national parliament depicted as a huge toilet bowl, was detained in Mumbai early last month before being released four days later on bail after an outcry from campaigners.
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