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Irom Sharmila arrested by police in Manipur

India's 'Iron Lady' 're-arrested'

It was not clear on what grounds Sharmila had been re-arrested. Her brother Irom Singhajit told the media on Friday, August 22, that the police dragged the activist from her protest site in the northeastern city of Imphal after she refused to ... Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago

Sharmila not to enter house till AFSPA repealed

KOLKATA, Aug 21 (Agencies): 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. Sharmila, 42, is now ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago Irom Sharmila arrested again for continuing hunger strike  InToday1 month ago Irom Sharmila detained again  Jagran Post1 month ago Irom Sharmila not to meet mother till repeal of AFSPA from Manipur  Jagran Post1 month ago

Irom Sharmila will continue her fast against Armed Forces Act

Manipur, Aug 20: Human rights activist from Manipur Irom Sharmila will continue her 14-year-long fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, said her brother on Wednesday. A day earlier, a Manipur court had acquitted her of attempted ...
 Oneindia2 months ago Irom Sharmila's fast against AFSPA will continue after her release, says her brother  IBNLive India News2 months ago

Out of jail, but no freedom in sight for Irom

Imphal, the capital of Manipur, is India's most militarised city. Turn anywhere and there are posses of armoured trucks, commandos and men in various shades of khaki. And in this city, dominated by primarily-Hindu Meiteis, there is only one deity, ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

After release Irom supporters fear rearrest

Irom Sharmila will have greater freedom to broaden her campaign against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) after her release but her fight may be far from over and she will continue to face the threat of re-arrest, human rights activists ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago After release, Irom supporters fear re-arrest  Hindustan Times2 months ago

Irom released family fears for her health

Manipur's human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on a decade-long fast demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), was released from judicial custody following a court order on Wednesday evening. On Tuesday, ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago Irom released, family fears for her health  Hindustan Times2 months ago

Sharmila May Have to Return to Hospital Soon: Family

Despite her release from detention, Manipur's rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila's family is apprehensive that she might have to go back to hospital as she cannot survive fasting without being force-fed through nose. "Her health is good now but ...
 Outlook India2 months ago Irom Sharmila May Have to Return to Hospital Soon: Family  New Indian Express2 months ago
The Week

Irresistible force, immovable object

Irom Chanu Sharmila had tears in her eyes as she walked out free from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. The nose tube, without which the world has not seen her for the past 14 years, was missing as a frail and tired looking ...
 The Week1 month ago

Indian judge orders rights activist's release

An Indian judge on Tuesday ordered the release of human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 14 years in protest at a law granting sweeping powers to security forces in the country's troubled northeast. ...
 Taipei Times Online2 months ago

Rights body to observe invisible 9/11

Correspondent IMPHAL, Sept 8 Just Peace Foundation will observe September 11 as Invisible 9/11 to mark the then President Dr S Radhakrishnan's consent for the implementation of Armed Forces Special Power Act on September 11, 1958. Speaking to ...
 Assam Tribune1 month ago
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