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AFSPA in retrospect

IFP Bureau·11 Jan 2022, 8:29 pm

IFP Editorial: Why the delay till December 8 to issue for extension of 'Disturbed Area' status in Manipur? Was there some kind of resistance from the N Biren Singh-led government for extension?

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Repeal draconian law AFSPA 1958 from Northeast: Tamenglong civil groups

Tamenglong Correspondent·11 Dec 2021, 6:41 pm

A sit-in- protest against the brutal killing of innocent civilians by the Indian security forces in Mon district of Nagaland was organised by the Joint Tribe Student Associations under the aegis of All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) in collaboration with Joint Tribe Council and Joint Tribe Councils Women Wing at Haipou Jadonang Park, Tamenglong on Saturday.

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Time to unite against AFSPA

IFP Bureau·7 Dec 2021, 7:43 pm

IFP Editorial: Under the shadow of AFSPA, the armed forces operate with impunity and get away with torture, rapes, killings and fake encounters as prosecution is a mirage.

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Remembering the anti-AFSPA heroes

IFP Bureau·18 Aug 2021, 3:50 am

IFP Editorial: The Armed Forces Special Powers Act or simply AFSPA has been out of the public radar for quite some time. Out of action out of mind, as they say, till the Friday night incident when Assam Rifles personnel in mufti killed a 29 year old father of four children in Kangpokpi district.

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AFSPA in Manipur: Friends forever

IFP Bureau·4 Feb 2021, 7:07 pm

IFP Editorial: Now that N Biren Singh is at the helm of state affairs, does he still have the same spirit or resolve to withdraw AFSPA from parts of Manipur. That was K Ranjit’s loud thinking, while the chief minister remains non-committal on the issue.

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