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AFSPA discussed at length
E Pao!

Sensitise students on human rights consequences of AFSPA impos...

IMPHAL, October 22: A consultation on Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 at Meghalaya resolved to sensitise the student community of the North East on the human rights consequences of the prolonged imposition of AFSPA in the region, said a NESO ... Kangla Online, 6 hours ago

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The Telegraph

Seminar rails against army act in NE

Shillong, Oct. 21: A seminar in Meghalaya today voiced fear over the implementation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958. The AFSPA is termed draconian and Manipurs human rights activist Irom Sharmila has been fasting for over 14 years now demanding ...
 The Telegraph1 day ago Repeal army act cry runs through NE  The Telegraph1 month ago

Ex-Meghalaya bureaucrat for AFPSA repeal

SHILLONG, Oct 21 (PTI) The Armed Forces Special Powers Act, which gives protection to security forces in disturbed areas, resulted in irresponsible activities, Meghalayas former Chief Information Commissioner GP Wahlang said.It gives blanket protection to ...
 The Assam Tribune1 day ago Ex-Meghalaya bureaucrat calls for repealing AFPSA  Business Standard1 day ago Law panel recommends repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Ordinance, 1942  E Pao!1 week ago Meghalaya heading for financial crisis, says NPP  Business Standard2 months ago

Ukhrul rights activists cry for ASFPA to go

On the day Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 attained 56 years of its enforcement in the country, the human rights activists and senior citizens in Ukhrul district joined the rest of others in lending their voice to the cry for repealing the draconian law ...
 E Pao!1 month ago Won't allow force feeding: Irom Sharmila  Sify2 months ago Irom Sharmila calls for mass movement  E Pao!2 months ago Teary-eyed Sharmila walks free, vows to carry on her fast  Business Standard2 months ago

Omar hopes those opposing revocation of AFSPA will see reason

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said those opposing the revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state will come around as the situation has improved significantly over the past six years. "Those who oppose ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Omar Hopes Those Against Revocation of AFSPA Will See Reason  Outlook2 months ago
Sakaal Times

Now, Omar Pitches for AFSPA Repeal

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday again pitched for scrapping of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state, saying time was right for making progress on the controversial Act and hoped that Modi would take ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago Time for Centre to have re-look at AFSPA: Omar  The Gulf Today3 hours ago Youth who waved IS flags have no links with militancy: Omar  Daily Excelsior.com1 day ago Omar Abdullah downplays BJP's poll win  Sakaal Times1 day ago
One India

Irom Sharmila's fast against AFSPA will continue after her release, says her brother

Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's brother has said that she will continue her 14-year-long fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. This comes a day after she was acquitted of attempted suicide. "Yesterday, just after hearing the news of Sharmila's ...
 IBN Live2 months ago Irom Sharmila will continue her fast against Armed Forces Act  One India2 months ago Irom Sharmila walks out of Manipur jail after 14 years  India Today2 months ago
RIA Novosti

Withdraw AFSPA from the northeast, say rights groups

Human rights organisations from different parts of the northeast states have yet again reiterated that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), giving special powers to the armed forces, should be withdrawn.A few NGOs met in a convention against the AFSPA ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Human Rights Organizations Unreliable in Investigating Donetsk Mass Graves: Analyst  RIA Novosti1 week ago

UN body appeals for AFSPA repeal

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 arrested yet again on ...
 E Pao!1 month ago
Yahoo! Malaysia

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The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) constantly monitors its members to ensure they are not influenced by negative elements or activities, says army chief, General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor. "In fact, thorough vetting is carried out ...
 Yahoo! Malaysia4 days ago
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