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Irom Sharmila's decision to end 16-year fast surprises family, associates

Sharmila's decision evokes positive reactions

Correspondent IMPHAL, July 28 - Manipur human rights crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila's decision to break her fast unto death against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and contest the elections has evoked mixed reactions. With this decision ... Assam Tribune, 1 day ago

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Calcutta Telegraph

After 16 years Irom Sharmila to end her...

Sixteen years after starting her path-setting hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur's "Iron Lady" Irom Chanu Sharmila has decided to end her fast on August 9 and contest Assembly elections as an Independent ...
 The Echo Of India2 days ago Irom Sharmila's decision shocks many  E Pao3 days ago Time for normal life, at last  Calcutta Telegraph3 days ago Iron Lady of Manipur to end fast after 16 years  Gulf Times3 days ago
New Indian Express

'Iron Lady' Sharmila to end 16-year fast, marry and join politics

Irom Sharmila to end her 16-year-old fast on August 9. Sharmila wants to contest in upcoming Manipur elections. She wants to resolve issues by contesting the elections. Sharmila's move seen as big setback for anti-AFSPA cause in Manipur. ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago Irom Sharmila explains reasons for ending the fast, family caught unawares  DNA3 days ago

Become lawmaker to repeal a law

Provided by IBNLive File image Irom Sharmila She started that fast alone, almost unnoticed, but soon became the face of an entire movement against the dreaded Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). Nearly six years later, just as abruptly ...
 MSN News US1 day ago The Iron Lady's Next Gambit: Become Lawmaker to Repeal a Law  News18.com2 days ago

A frail woman who became 'iron lady'

Imphal, July 26: Sharmila, a spiritual person, has fasted on Thursdays since childhood. It also turned out to be the day she began her marathon hunger strike nearly 16 years ago. On November 2 in 2000, Sharmila was preparing to attend a peace ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 days ago
Al Jazeera

7th anniversary of EEVFAM India's Supreme Court tackles extra-judicial killings in Manipur

Courtesy: Al Jazeera Imphal, Jul 24 : Just a few kilometres away from a bus stop in Malom, the infamous site where Indian paramilitary forces allegedly shot dead 10 civilians in 2000, about 100 women gather in a hall. It's a wet monsoon morning ...
 Kangla Online4 days ago Indian court tackles extrajudicial killings in Manipur  Al Jazeera5 days ago

SC ruling raises kin hope

People pay tribute to the victims. Telegraph picture Imphal, July 11: Families of victims of alleged extra-judicial killings and rights defenders have been given hope by the Supreme Court ruling that the army cannot use excessive force during ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Apex court order kindles hopes of AFSPA withdrawal

The Supreme Court order on fake encounters in Manipur and the AFSPA has come as a ray of hope for victims of security forces' atrocity. The court's partial judgment came during the hearing of the joint petition by Human Rights Alerts (HRA) and ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Human rights activists cheer court's verdict

Court's verdict on Friday restricting use of excessive or retaliatory force of the Army or paramilitary force even in areas under the infamous Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has elated the human right defenders in Northeastern State of ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
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