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Freedom for Irom Sharmila cut short
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Freedom for Irom Sharmila cut short

After two days of freedom, anti AFSPA crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila, who was released from judicial custody on August 20 following a court order that dismissed the charge of attempted suicide slapped on her under Section 309 of IPC for her nearly 14 years long ... E Pao!, 18 hours ago
Irom Sharmila Rearrested Three Days After Release New Indian Express, 19 hours ago

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War against AFSPA: Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Soon after TV footage beamed live of the 42-year-old frail Manipuri woman being forcibly lifted and carried away by posse of women cops, the sense of hope that had sprung in the last 48 hours evaporated quickly enough. The post War against AFSPA: Why not talk ...
 First Post.com13 hours ago

UN body appeal for AFSPA repeal

Guwahati: A UN body, which works on crime against women, has appealed for the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from the northeast states, lending strength to the cause of human rights crusader Irom Sharmila, who was ...
 Times of India18 hours ago

Do we really need AFSPA

Irom Sharmila was arrested again on Friday, two days after she was released following a court order. Her 14-year fast to see the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) removed continues. Her fast is deemed to be an attempt to suicide, but she ...
 Hindustan Times1 day ago Do we really need AFSPA?  Hindustan Times1 day ago Edit: Scrap AFSPA to really liberate Sharmila  Economic Times2 days ago

Still on fast, Sharmila urges Modi to withdraw AFSPA

Imphal: Civil rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take necessary steps to repeal the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), a day after her release from a special jail ward created at ...
 Times of India1 day ago Counter to the spirit of counter-insurgency  The Hindu2 months ago I count days of my freedom with repeal of AFSPA: Sharmila tells PM  Business Standard2 months ago Help Me Break My Fast by Repealing AFSPA: Irom Sharmila to Modi  Outlook2 months ago

Sharmila Not to Enter House Till Govt Repeals AFSPA

Even after her release from detention, rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has decided to keep her vow of neither entering her house nor meeting her mother till the government repeals AFSPA.
 Outlook2 days ago Sharmila not to enter house till AFSPA repealed  Kashmir Times1 day ago Manipuri police re-arrest Irom Sharmila after taking her away from a protest site(Update)  NetIndia123.com1 day ago Irom Chanu Sharmila  ZeeNews.com11 hours ago

Irom Sharmila and her undeterred fight against AFSPA: Explained

Thirteen years after she began fast unto death, demanding the revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers Act), a Sessions court in Manipur on Tuesday ordered release of human rights activist Irom Sharmila saying there is no reason to believe ...
 Oneindia3 days ago Life after force-feeding  Kashmir Times1 day ago

In reports by inquiry panels, tales of AFSPA abuse in Manipur

( Source: Express news service ) Summary The Manipur government had been directed to adduce the reports of inquiry commissions. In what is bound to add intensity to the struggle of activist like Irom Sharmila against the Armed Forces ...
 Indian Express2 days ago
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Manipur Govt to Protect Sharmila But Non-Committal on AFSPA

Manipur Home Minister Gaikhangam today said the government was all prepared to protect and look after the health of social activist Irom Chanu Sharmila but did not comment on the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers (Assam and Manipur) ...
 Outlook2 days ago Manipur ready to look after Sharmila  The Statesman2 days ago Manipur govt prepared to protect Irom Sharmila: Minister  ZeeNews.com2 days ago Manipur govt prepared to protect Sharmila: Minister  The Statesman2 days ago

Modern democracy has no place for laws like AFSPA

Unlike a colonial ruler, whose wishes were imposed on a colonised people, democratic regimes survive on the will of voters. Persisting with laws like AFSPA will actually prolong militancy and disaffection in the northeast and J, not end it. It is time the ...
 Economic Times2 days ago UNHRC apprised about AFSPA, state of repression  E Pao!1 month ago
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