Learned a new word today and its meaning…one I think more alternative media should know. Nice to see that there are some people still awake in the world.
Not sure if you want it, but its yours.
One word now becomes the new way for governments to lock up liberty and freedom of speech. It’s call “Sedition” which could be better expressed as a term to imprison without real cause.
Sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organization, that tends toward insurrection against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontention (or resistance) to lawful authority. Sedition may include any commotion, though not aimed at direct and open violence against the laws. Seditious words in writing are seditious libel.
A seditionist is one who engages in or promotes the interests of sedition.
Typically, sedition is considered a subversive act, and the overt acts that may be prosecutable under sedition laws vary from one legal code to another. Where the history of these legal codes has been traced, there is also a record of the change in the definition of the elements constituting:
Spain: 450,000 protesting in the streets of Spain for imprisonment of civil society leaders, Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart. When it comes to freedom, justice, and unity, the faces are shining bright as to who wants it and who doesn’t.
Nearly half a million poured onto the streets of Barcelona today as Spain’s Prime Minister outlined plans to impose direct rule over Catalonia and remove its leaders. Mariano Rajoy wants to sack the region’s government and call an election within six months in a bid to thwart a break away by the autonomous region. But his aggressive stance, which includes a threat to arrest the region’s president if he declares independence, led to Catalan President Carles Puigdemont accusing him of the worst attack on the region ‘since Franco’.
Mentioning Spain’s notorious fascist dictator, Mr Puigdemont branded the Spanish government’s plans an ‘attack on democracy’ and accused Mr Rajoy of seeking to ‘humiliate’ Catalonia.
Catalans cannot accept the ‘illegal’ measures taken by the Spanish government, calling them ‘the:
On 16 October 2017, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart were preventively jailed after the state attorney’s accusation of sedition. This crime was allegedly committed when they organised demonstrations in front of the regional Ministry of Economy in Barcelona; the demonstrations allegedly impeded the official business of a magistrate and impeded her from exiting the building during 18 hours. A sentence of sedition can carry up to 15 years in prison. The decision has been well received in Spanish news media, but has been highly contested in the Catalan news media Catalan President Carles Puigdemont referred to Mr. Cuixart and Mr. Sànchez as political prisoners. The term “political prisoners”, as it applies to Cuixart and Sànchez, has been: