India’s Supreme Court ruled that citizens have a constitutional right to privacy in a landmark verdict on Thursday.
In a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the ruling could derail a controversial biometric identification programme that the government is pushing on its people.
The verdict may also open the door to legal challenges in a host of other areas, including gay rights, abortion and euthanasia.
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Anjali Gopalan – Founder and executive director of the Naz Foundation.
Osama Manzar – Founder and director of the Digital Empowerment Foundation.
Karuna Nundy – Lawyer and human rights activist.
Source: Al Jazeera