PUCL approaches Supreme Court seeking directions against continued prosecutions under the unconstitutional Section 66A

Supreme Court has issued notice and directed the Union of India to file a counter-affidavit within two weeks, in an application filed by the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL). PUCL has approached the Supreme Court seeking directions to ensure that individuals are not prosecuted under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, which the Supreme Court struck down in Shreya Singhal vs Union of India & Ors., (2015) 5 SCC 1. IFF provided legal assistance to PUCL in its application.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/pucl-approaches-supreme-court-seeking-directions-against-continued-prosecutions-under-the-unconstitutional-section-66a/