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War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Aug 23, 2014

War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Soon after TV footage beamed live of the 42-year-old frail Manipuri woman being forcibly lifted and carried away by posse of women cops, the sense of hope that had sprung in the last 48 hours evaporated quickly enough. #Politics #Congress #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #States #Assam Rifles #Binalakshmi Nepram #Gaikhangam
Irom Sharmila re-arrested, remanded to 15 days judicial custody

Aug 22, 2014

Irom Sharmila re-arrested, remanded to 15 days judicial custody

Two days after she was released on court orders, civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila wastoday re-arrested by the police on fresh charges of attempt to commit suicide and remanded to judicial custody by the court. #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #judicial custody #re-arrested
Irom Sharmila's family, activists call her re-arrest 'illegal'

Aug 22, 2014

Irom Sharmila's family, activists call her re-arrest 'illegal'

Condemning the re-arrest of Irom Chanu Sharmila, her family and various civil rights groups inManipur today termed the move as "illegal" as a local court had earlier absolved her of the charge of trying to commit suicide by means of fasting. #India #NewsTracker #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #Sharmila #illegal #re-arrest #illigeal #peaceful protester #Singhajit #civil rights groups
Dragging off Irom Sharmila When iron-fisted becomes ham-handed

Aug 22, 2014

Dragging off Irom Sharmila When iron-fisted becomes ham-handed

The government claims it is taking care of Irom Sharmila. But as policewomen drag her away kicking and screaming for a medical checkup it reinforces every image of a government that is as ham-handed as it is iron-fisted. #ThatsJustWrong #Manipur #protest #Police #Dharna #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Imphal #Medical #supporters
We cannot let her die Police break up Irom Sharmila fast, detain her

Aug 22, 2014

We cannot let her die Police break up Irom Sharmila fast, detain her

Irom resisted arrest, and her supporters attempted to prevent the police from taking her away, but she was dragged away, screaming and crying. #protest #Police #Dharna #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Imphal #Medical #supporters

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We cannot let her die Police break up Irom Sharmila fast, detain her

Aug 25, 2014

Who is India's 'Iron Lady'?

"Free at last.... no more permissions needed to talk to her, no more interviews in a court with a magistrate listening in, no more isolation; her fight continues even as she asks for 'peoples' support' for her cause. For tonight however, Irom Sharmil... #India #Jawaharlal Nehru #Facebook