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US no one to interfere in Amnesty issue in India, says JD (U)

Updated: Aug 24, 2016 08:21 IST      
US no one to interfere in Amnesty issue in India, says JD (U)

Patna, Aug. 24 (ANI): Condemning the United States for supporting Amnesty International after a sedition case was registered against it; the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Wednesday said the former is no one to interfere in India's internal matter.

"Who is USA to support Amnesty in our internal matter? Weather it is Amnesty or any other, we will not tolerate anyone raising anti-national slogans against our country. No matter who supports them, whether it is America, Russia or Japan, or any other country. We will not want any other country supporting anti-national people to interfere in our internal issues," JD-U leader Ajay Alok told ANI.

The United States yesterday backed Amnesty International after a case of sedition was filed against it in Bengaluru for hosting a Kashmir event where 'anti-India' slogans were raised.

Mark Toner, the U.S. State Department's Deputy Spokesperson, said Washington supports the right to freedom of expression of anyone, including Amnesty. (ANI)

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 13:59 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 13:43 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 13:42 IST     

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Tejashwi tweets, alleges political vendetta

Updated: Jul 27, 2017 13:37 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 13:17 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 12:46 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 12:34 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 12:33 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 12:23 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 12:08 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 11:58 IST     

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Updated: Jul 27, 2017 11:20 IST     

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