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Apex Tribal body in Nagaland requests Centre to repeal ...
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Naga Hoho: Repeal AFSPA from N-E at earliest

Naga Hoho, the apex tribal body in Nagaland, today urged the central government to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 (AFSPA) from the northeast region "at the earliest". Naga Hoho Media Cell expressed anguish over, what it termed ... The Echo Of India, 2 weeks ago
NH urges GoI to revoke AFSPA Nagaland Post, 3 weeks ago
Repeal AFSPA at the earliest: Naga Hoho The Assam Tribune, 3 weeks ago
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No recent cases of misuse of law by AFSPA in the North East, says Army

Kolkata : Defending the imposition of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the North East, the Army on Monday said there ware no recent cases of misuse of the law in the region. "In Eastern Command, during the time I have ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago No case of misuse of AFSPA in North East: Army  Press Trust of India3 weeks ago No recent case of misuse of AFSPA in NE Army  E Pao!3 weeks ago Anti-AFSPA cry in Lok Sabha Time for the Army Act to go  Kangla Times2 months ago
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'AFSPA should stay till police trained to contain insurgency'

Amid demands for scrapping of Armed Forces Special Powers Act in parts of the country, including Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states, an article in pro-Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh journal 'Organiser' has favoured its continuation in such areas till government trains and prepares state police to contain insurgency. "The government of India should train and prepare the state police to contain insurgency. The Centre should plan for phase-wise extensive training of State Police. Till then, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago J&K sought removal of the Act twice  The Hindu2 months ago Repeal AFSPA demand raised in LS  The Assam Tribune2 months ago Repeal AFSPA in North East: BJD, Cong members' demand in LS  First Post.com2 months ago
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JKRTI Movement launches signature campaign to revoke AFSPA

Jammu and Kashmir RTI Movement today launched a signature campaign here to press for revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state. The campaign was started at Press Enclave near Lal Chowk in the heart of the city with ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Farooq demands revocation of AFSPA  Business Standard2 months ago 'Centre should demonstrate political will': Farooq Abdullah demands revocation of AFSPA  First Post.com2 months ago Farooq Abdullah demands revocation of AFSPA  DNA2 months ago
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India: Draconian AFSPA to continue in 12 Arunachal districts

The Indian government has reportedly decided to continue with Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in 12 districts of north-eastern state Arunachal Pradesh. The government has taken a plea of continuous violence to label the concerned areas of the state as ...
 Sikh Siyasat Online1 month ago AFSPA to remain in force in 12 Arunachal districts  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Army act 'last resort', claims JJ

Former army chief and former Arunachal Pradesh governor Gen. J.J. Singh today described the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act as the "last resort" of the country to control militancy, maintaining that the act is needed to safeguard its integrity and security.
 The Telegraph2 months ago 'AFSPA an instrument of last resort'  E Pao!2 months ago

CSOs support Irom Sharmila's cause

Maintaining that Irom Sharmila's struggle for abolition of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 is justified, many civil society organisations have pledged solidarity to Sharmila's 16 years old fast Source The Sangai Express
 E Pao!2 months ago

Legalized Tyranny: India's Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Thousands of extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances, mass graves and recurrent incidents of violence brushed under the carpet away from plain sight. Under the power of the world's largest democracy, an organized system of institutionalized ...
 RINF.com2 weeks ago

Act gives vast powers to NSC

It enables the National Security Council to control the police, armed forces and maritime enforcement agencies directly. This law effectively renders the Cabinet and Parliament powerless. Is it a precursor to autocracy? Should we be concerned ...
 TheStar.com.my2 weeks ago The Controversial NSC Bill Does Not Make Malaysia An Authoritarian Country  Malaysian Digest1 week ago

U.S. War Powers

The Situation The Barack Obama administration's announcement in October that it was deploying a small contingent of special forces to Syria as advisers revived debate over the authorization of military force against Islamic State , the militant ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago
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