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"India: activist arrested over protest 'toolkit' shared by Greta Thunberg

Disha Ravi charged with sedition, accused editing document on how to support India’s farmers that was tweeted by Swedish climate activist"

theguardian.com/world/2021/feb

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@hhardy01 do you know what makes Greta or anybody outside northern India qualified to butt in in this matter?

@wyatwerp

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

"Article 19.

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers."

On January 1, 1942, forty-seven countries, including India, signed the Declaration.

Any questions? :)

un.org/en/universal-declaratio

@hhardy01 What have rights got to do with qualifications! Are you aware of what makes Greta or anybody outside Northern India qualified to butt in re: the farmer protests? Stated intentions are not qualifications, nor are rights. Some knowledge of the subject matter would be a necessary but not sufficient qualification. I doubt if those expressing "solidarity" even know anything about farmers, leave alone those in Northern India.

@wyatwerp

You might want to look into the matter a bit more deeply.

Of the three charged for disseminating the toolkit, Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob and Shantanu Muluk, the latter two were reportedly affiliated with the Indian branch of XR, which Greta is also involved with.

It appears the local activists reached out to Greta to be a channel for the document. Given that all three have bail-less warrants out against them now, it's understandable they sought a foreign channel.

Good, right?

https://fsmi.social/notice/A4L4ELFzS1KoJ3HQv2

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