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1.) Irom Sharmila, known as the IRON LADY of Manipur, is protesting against the brutal AFSPA(Armed Forces Special Powers Act) which gives exorbitant powers to the Army to arrest, beat(to the extent of death) any person(if he/she is conceived to be culpable) in ‘disturbed areas’. 103 more words
Sharmila has been taken back to her ward at the JNIMS to be force fed through her nose.
Manipuri police re-arrested 42-year-old anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila after taking her away from a protest site. 427 more words
Earlier on Thursday Irom Sharmila had said, “I will continue to fast till my demand (withdrawal of AFSPA) is met. The order of the sessions court that I am not attempting to commit suicide (by launching fast to remove the controversial Act) is welcome.” 154 more words
The troubling part of the Act, in my opinion, is:
“4. Special powers of the armed forces.—Any commissioned officer,
warrant officer, non commissioned officer or any other person of… 1,236 more words