Toshaos Council expresses concern about sedition clause

The National Toshaos Council (NTC) has written to the Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan expressing its great concern about the sedition clause in the Cybercrime Bill and requesting to have an input.

The letter which was sent to Ramjattan yesterday and signed by Toshao Joel Fredericks, Chairman of the NTC, spoke of the “great concern to the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana” of the Bill soon to be adopted by Parliament and the infringement upon their guaranteed Rights.

“It is our understanding that the IT Bill is soon to be adopted by Parliament. While we support protective measures within any law to protect the interest of the Nation, it is the Indigenous Peoples view that the Sedition Clause in the Bill is unwarranted and stands to infringe upon our Rights as guaranteed by Article 146 of Guyana’s Constitution,” the letter stated…..

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