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Independent: Reprint of Independent article leads to Indian newspaper editor’s arrest

The Independent reports that an editor and publisher have been arrested in India after they reprinted an article by the Independent’s Johann Hari.

“Ravindra Kumar and Anand Sinha, the editor and publisher of the Kolkata-based English daily The Statesman, appeared in court yesterday charged under section 295A of the Indian Penal Code which forbids ‘deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings,'” the Independent reports.

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