Tag - AFSPA

Iron Lady decided to end life long Fast

Hunger striker Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been demanding repeal of AFSPA, has decided to break her 16-year-old fast and contest election instead. The human rights activist said she would join politics to continue her movement which she said lacks support from the public. “I’m tired of the people’s ailing support to my struggle. I’ve decided to contest election but the agenda will be the issue of AFSPA always, she told journalists after a court appearance here on Tuesday.The anti-AFSPA crusader said [...]

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After 25 years the dark shadow still continues (AFSPA)

Following my daily chores while I was browsing though a few of the candid news portals, I stumbled upon on one reading the headline ‘Woman stripped naked publicly in Jammu & Kashmir, army jawan among the accused.’ Though for people residing in other parts of the country this is apparently an awe-striking piece of news, however for the inhabitants of Kashmir valley this just another addition to the long list of heinousness prevailing in the ‘paradise of earth’ for [...]

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