Thangjam Manorama

  • Controversial AFSPA completes 55 years despite protests for its removal May 23, 2013

    Imphal: It has been 55 years since the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was first introduced. The longest demonstration against it has been on in Manipur with Irom Sharmila on a fast for over 12 years now. This April, Rashida Manjoo, the United Nations envoy on Violence Against Women...
  • Manipur: Govt remains mute spectator to antiAFSPA protests February 4, 2013

    Imphal: In July 2004, a group of 12 women disrobed in front of the Kangla Fort in Imphal, holding up a banner that said, 'Indian Army Rape Us'. They were protesting against the rape and murder of Thangjam Manorama allegedly by security forces. Manorama was picked up from her house...
  • Manipur: Rapes, murders and AFSPA January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: In July 2004, a group of 12 women disrobed in front of the Kangla Fort in Imphal, holding up a banner that said, 'Indian Army rape us'. They were protesting the rape and murder of Thangjam Manorama, allegedly by security forces. Manorama was picked up from her...