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Azhar, Saeed, Dawood declared individual terrorists under new law

Azhar, Saeed, Dawood declared individual terrorists under new law

Dreaded terrorists and India’s most wanted men, Dawood Ibrahim, Hafiz Saeed and Zakir-ur-Rahman Lakhvi and Masood Azhar, have been declared terrorists by the Union government under the new anti-terror law. Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were on Wednesday declared individual terrorists by the government under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment…

UAPA: Lok Sabha passes the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019

UAPA: Lok Sabha passes the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019

The UAPA Amendment Bill 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha, significantly tightening anti terror laws, and raising concerns of misuse.  The Unlawful Activities Prevention Act was enacted in 1967, to curb activities that threaten the integrity and the sovereignty of the country. Since its enactment, it has already undergone several amendments; in 2004, 2008…