Armed Forces Special Powers Act

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Rebels with an art cause

Clark House Initiative has found a way to survive.


Rethinking impunity

Why it may be time to revoke the AFSPA in areas like Manipur.


In reports by inquiry panels, tales of AFSPA abuse in Manipur

The Manipur government had been directed to adduce the reports of inquiry commissions.


Her tube off, fast still on, Irom Sharmila is free

“I will continue my fast until AFSPA is repealed once and for all”, she said.

Far from Delhi

Irom Sharmila’s protest is legitimate. It cannot be criminalised or wished away.

Irom Sharmila released from hospital detention

A civil rights activist, Irom has been force-fed through her nose for over a decade now.


Omar rues delay in removal of AFSPA, says “goalpost” shifts

On the controversy over a Shiv Sena MP allegedly force-feeding a Muslim employee, Omar said it was “goondaism”.


Some people will never find time appropriate for removal of AFSPA: Omar Abdullah

People will never find the time appropriate as they have so much liking and love for these laws, he said.

Want a settled life, eager to eat: Sharmila to court

Rights activist from Manipur Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for over 13 years to protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), told a Delhi court on Wednesday that she was eager to eat if she was given the assurance that the “draconian” Act would be revoked. Sharmila was charged for […]


Irom Sharmila wants to meet newly elected PM Narendra Modi

Sharmila has been on indefinite hunger strike to demand repeal of the Act after killing of ten civilians.


Manipur’s insurgency issue can be resolved through discussions: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul felt that a lot of conflicts in the country were because people were not given enough power and included in decision making process.


If Pakistan breaks rules, we will too: Army Chief

General says ‘wait and watch’ approach should be followed on withdrawal of AFSPA.

‘Continued AFSPA,CrPC section 144 make a mockery of the law’

The commission that probed the Manipur killings has questioned the need to continue the Armed Forces Special Powers Act

SC panel: AFSPA abused,ineffective in Manipur

Santosh Hegde-led panel’s report says ‘six encounters not genuine,examples of the Act’s gross abuse’