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High Court Ruling on TT Sedition Law Suspended

  JUSTICE of Appeal Alice Yorke-Soo Hon has suspended the ruling of the High Court in January that sections 3 and 4 of Trinidad and Tobago’s Sedition Act were unconstitutional. On Monday, Justice Yorke-Soo Hon said the appeal court had the power to suspend declaratory orders in constitutional matters if the failure to do so […]Read More

Jagdeo Singh Calls on AG to Fight Case Himself in

Attorney Jagdeo Singh ST AUGUSTINE – ATTORNEY Jagdeo Singh is challenging AG Faris Al-Rawi to put on his robes and argue the State’s case against the judgement of Justice Frank Seepersad who struck down certain sections of the Sedition Act of Trinidad and Tobago. Singh was speaking at a news conference at the Sanatan Dharma […]Read More

AG to Appeal Sedition Act Ruling

ATTORNEY GENERAL Faris Al-Rawi will seek an expedited appeal of the judgement of Justice Frank Seepersad who on Monday ruled that Sections 3 and 4 of Trinidad and Tobago’s Sedition Act are unconstitutional. Justice Seepersad said the Sedition Act lacked clarity. In his judgement he said, “The Court declares that sections 3 and 4 of the […]Read More

Victory for Sat in Death, Judge Rules TT Sedition Law

PORT-OF-SPAIN – A High Court judge has ruled that Trinidad and Tobago’s Sedition Act lacks clarity. Justice Frank Seepersad delivered the ruing at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain on Monday in a case brought by the late secretary general of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Satnarayan Maharaj and its media house Central Broadcasting Services […]Read More

Rowley: Let’s Look at All Old Laws

  PRIME Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley has suggested that the not only the Sedition Act but all old laws should be looked at. Speak­ing at the Trinidad and Tobago Po­lice Ser­vice’s In­de­pen­dence Day function at the Po­lice Ad­min­is­tra­tion build­ing on Sackville Street, Port-of-Spain, Rowley said, “The biggest con­ver­sa­tion in Trinidad and To­ba­go to­day is how […]Read More

Duke May Join in Sat’s Sedition Lawsuit

  PUBLIC Ser­vices As­so­ci­a­tion (PSA) Pres­i­dent Wat­son Duke is con­sid­er­ing join­ing in a constitutional challenge against Trinidad and Tobago’s colonial-drafted sedition legislation filed by Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha (SDMS) sec­re­tary gen­er­al Sat­narayan Maharaj. He revealed this while speaking to reporters outside the Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court on Friday when he was placed on $250,000 bail with […]Read More

Duke Back in Hospital

PORT-OF-SPAIN – PRESIDENT of the Public Service Association Watson Duke has been taken to hospital for the second time while in police custody. He was arrested at the PSA office on Abercromby Street on Monday and complained of feeling unwell that very day. After complaints about high blood pressure, he was taken to the Eric […]Read More

Duke Faces Sedition Probe

  PORT-OF-SPAIN – POLICE have sent a file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions regarding comments made by Public Service Association President Watson Duke. Duke who has been in custody since Monday is facing a charged under the Sedition Act for statements he made last November, police sources said. Police arrested him […]Read More