AFPSA

  • Irom Sharmila's fast in 'Ripley's Believe It or Not' May 10, 2012

    Kolkata: The courageous tale of Irom Chanu Sharmila, the 'Iron Lady of Manipur', who has not eaten a morsel of food since the last eleven years has now been included in the collection of 'Ripley's Believe It or Not'. Under the banner of Just Peace Foundation (JPF), supporters of Irom had...
  • People of Manipur fight for Irom Sharmila October 2, 2011

    Irom Sharmila has been on a 10-year long fast demanding the removal of the Arms Forces Special Powers Act. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Irom Sharmila's 10-year fast September 18, 2011

    On this episode we bring you the struggle of Manipur's iron lady Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for the last ten years fighting for the repeal of AFPSA. ...
  • Archives: Special show on Irom Sharmila November 7, 2011

    CNN-IBN brings you from its archives the story of Irom Sharmila's struggle demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFPSA) in Manipur....
  • Treat me like Anna Hazare: Irom Sharmila to PM September 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Manipur's iron lady Irom Sharmila, who is on fast for the past 11 years to demand the repeal of the AFPSA, spoke exclusively to CNN-IBN saying that once the government accepts her demands she will break her fast. Anubha Bhonsle: In this room of the Jawaharlal Nehru hospital as...
  • Manipuris caught between state and militants September 6, 2009

    There are over 30 militant outfits operating in Manipur, most extorting money from civilians. A retired judge has 12 probe reports indicting security forces for staging encounters and killing civilians. The ordinary Manipuri is trapped between the militants and the state. ...
  • Special: State gets licence to kill innocents in Manipur September 6, 2009

    Imphal: Chongkham Sanjit, 22, left the banned People's Liberation Army a year ago to lead a normal life. It was not to be, not in Manipur. On July 23, Manipur Police commandos allegedly dragged Sanjit inside a pharmacy in a market in Imphal. Some 500 metres away, Rabina Devi, who was...