Malaysian police arrest four people for sedition including opposition politician Chua Tian Chang, the Vice-President of Parti Keadilan Rakyat.
Sources: Radio Australia
Sources: Radio Australia
Fugitive former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is arrested at an airport in Alghero, Sardinia, by the Italian police in compliance with a search and arrest warrant issued by the Supreme Court of Spain. He is accused of sedition for his role in the 2017 Catalan independence referendum and the subsequent failed declaration of independence.
The Bolivian office of the Prosecutor General issues an arrest order for former interim President Jeanine Áñez, five former members of the national cabinet and the former leadership of the Armed Forces, accusing them of the crimes of sedition and terrorism.
The European Parliament votes to strip Carles Puigdemont, Toni Comín, and Clara Ponsatí of their parliamentary immunity, allowing Spanish prosecutors to extradite them to Spain and prosecute them for sedition and embezzlement.
Prominent democracy campaigner and DJ Tam Tak-chi is charged with sedition under the colonial-era sedition law and is the first person charged with that crime since the 1997 handover of sovereignty from the United Kingdom to China.
The Spanish attorney general, José Manuel Maza, requests a lawsuit against (former) Catalan government members, seeking charges of sedition, rebellion and embezzlement. The Catalan parliament is formally dissolved.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the government is very concerned about Saturday's arrest and detention of two Australian Broadcasting Corporation journalists who attempted to interview Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The pair, who are in Malaysia to investigate allegations of corruption and bribery involving the prime minister, were detained by Malaysian police for six hours, and told not to leave the country.
The Bangladesh Police hold editor Mahmudur Rahman from "Amar Desh", an opposition newspaper, in custody on charges of sedition, illegal publication of Skype conversations of a judge in Bangladesh's ongoing war crimes trial, and inciting violence in recent protests.
Chairman Justice Markandey Katju of the Press Council of India, defends Aseem Trivedi: "he did nothing illegal". Since September 9th, the Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is detained in Mumbai on charges of sedition related to the content of his work.
Police blockade the Parliament of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby the day after the government led by Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill lays sedition charges against the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea, Sir Salamo Injia.