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Govt to 'soften' AFSPA over Supreme Court order against use of...

In view of certain Supreme Court orders against the use of "excessive force" under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the NDA government is considering modifications in the law which may include doing away with some of its "harsh" provisions. The ... India Today, 3 weeks ago
State Govt sets terms for withdrawal of AFSPA The Assam Tribune, 2 months ago
AFSPA extended in Assam for six months Prokerala, 2 months ago

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No talk on AFSPA, but pained by cops killed in Valley: Rajnath in Kashmir

Addressing the press in Srinagar, Rajnath Singh reimposed his faith in Kashmir's efforts to reconcile and settle the dispute with the Centre, that has been aching both for years. He said, "What I have seen during last two, three days has convinced me that the ...
 India Today2 months ago If needed, will visit Kashmir 50 times a year to bring peace: Rajnath Singh  Sify2 months ago

Impunity beyond AFSPA

Manipur is quite familiar with the word impunity. Thanks to all the draconian laws, in particular the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, AFSPA, in the name of counterinsurgency, the place also probably understands all the nuances of the meaning of the word ...
 Kangla Times1 day ago
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MSF celebrates 19th Foundation Day Says will launch agitation for repeal of AFSPA

MSF celebrates 19th Foundation Day : Says will launch agitation for repeal of AFSPA Source: IT News Imphal, October 13 2017: Manipuri Students' Federation (MSF) today celebrates its 19th Foundation day at KYDC Community Hall, Konjeng Hajari Leikai, ...
 E Pao!1 month ago 52nd Hunger Marchers' Day Observed AMSU reiterated demands for repeal of AFSPA  E Pao!2 months ago
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CSCHR deplores GoI's refusal to repeal AFSPA despite UN recommendations

CSCHR deplores GoI's refusal to repeal AFSPA despite UN recommendations Source: The Sangai Express Imphal, September 27 2017: A delegation of Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights in Manipur and the UN (CSCHR) attended the 36th regular session of the UN ...
 E Pao!1 month ago
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AntiAFSPA call sounded on Irabot death anniversary

Anti-AFSPA call sounded on Irabot death anniversary It is very unfortunate that different problems persist in the society and people of North East are victimised in mainland India . The day was also organized jointly at THAU Ground, Thangmeiband, Imphal today ...
 E Pao!1 month ago

Repeal AFSPA call rung out at Ghy meet

Senior Advocate Khaidem Mani has made it clear that India can never become a member of the United Nation's Security Council until and unless the inhuman Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958, is repealed from the State, at the North East Indigenous People's ...
 E Pao!2 months ago

Biren should de-notify ‘Disturbed Area’ tag immediately and fulfil BJP’s poll promise to repeal AFSPA from Manipur

Dr Th Suresh Singh Do we Manipuris know that AFSPA is imposed in Manipur by our own state government? I doubt it very much. With our inability to read any topic minutely and thereby unable to interrupt any topic correctly, legally or otherwise, the same ...
 Kangla Times2 months ago De-notify 'Disturbed Area' tag & repeal AFSPA :: Dr Th Suresh  E Pao!2 months ago
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Kashmir unrest: Rights violations, fake encounters galore as accountability goes for a toss under AFSPA cover

Human rights activists are pessimistic of any action against security forces in Kashmir because of the immunity enjoyed by them under AFSPA. The post Kashmir unrest: Rights violations, fake encounters galore as accountability goes for a toss under AFSPA cover ...
 First Post.com2 months ago

Against scheduled visit of President Kovind, Cor Com calls 26 hrs gen strike span Source span classbodyboldThe Sangai Express spanp p alignjustifyspan classbodyboldImphal, November 16 2017spanProtesting the President of India's scheduled visit to the State on November 21, the Coordinating Committee Cor Com has called a 26 hours general strike all over Manipur from 6 am of November 21 till 8 am of the next day According to a statement issued by CorCom media coordinator Ksh Yoiheiba, India followed the conventional tactics of cultural superimposition, economic dominance and military occupation in its efforts to 'annex' Manipur Starting from the British colonial period, Indian tradersmerchants came to Manipur and eventually monopolised the State's trade and commerce After the king of Manipur was forced to sign the Merger Agreement on October 15, the land was heavily militarised and it was brought under an alien rule With the primary objectives of suppressing the liberation movement and consolidate their rule, India imposed AFSPA under which its military forces unleashed all kinds of repressive measures The coordination committee also gave a detailed list of the atrocities committed by Indian military forces On April 26, 1980, CRPF killed four people at Patsoi Langjing, 13 people were massacred and 31 others wounded by CRPF during a volleyball match at Heirangoithong on March 14, 1984, an entire village was set ablaze apart from holding a large number of innocent civilians hostage during Operation Blue Bird at Oinam, Senapati in 1987 by Assam Rifles, CRPF shot dead seven persons on January 7, 1995 at RIMS compound and 10 people were mowed down by CRPF at Tonsen Lamkhai on September 3, 1999 Further, Assam Rifles massacred 11 persons at Malom on November 2, 2000 and Thangjam Chanu Manorama was brutally gang raped and murdered on July 11, 2004 Since AFSPA was imposed all over Manipur on September 9, 1980, military forces have killed 8983 people and 1528 people were killed in fake encounters Assam Rifles alone killed 419 civilians including 10 women and 21 children in a series of military operations carried out between 1979 and 2012 All these massacres, atrocities and killings point to a systematic genocide, it alleged After their military forces could not suppress the liberation movement, they adopted a totally new approach under which Indian military forces took up tree plantation campaigns, organised medical camps, distributed a few embroiderytailoring machines, TV sets, computer sets and organised tours for some students and senior citizens with a sinister design to deceive the people of Manipur and consolidate the alien rule, the CorCom further alleged Being the head of the country which has been forcefully occupying Manipur, people need not welcome the Indian President, it asserted It added that medical services, religious services media, water supply, electricity and fire services would be exempted from the general strike EpnNews19 pspan classnewsheader Security concerns hit mobile network along NE borders

The Indian Government is yet to decide on improving the mobile networks along certain border areas of the North Eastern States due to security reasons, a top BSNL official said on Thursday Source The Sangai Express
 E Pao!5 days ago
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