“AFSPA, ” has a fury that cannot be dismissed. Comprised almost exclusively of incendiary footage, including acts of self-immolation, the. What sections of AFSPA are opposed by activists? Critically examine AFSPA, its history, uses, causes for its opposition, legal view of Courts. View AFSPA, ; Internal Security; National Security Research Papers on for free.

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Title stands for Armed Forces Special Power Act,which is blamed for proliferation of deaths and rapes claimed to have been perpetrated by members of security forces. Let’s Call a War by its Rightful Name.

The extraction of resources from the region must be smooth and freed from all impediments to engineer the transfer of feeding the growing Indian elephant.

But it was very much a war in which tiny Nagaland was desperately trying to defend its declared independence while India tried its best to impose its declared independence on the Nagas.

Considering the state of lawlessness prevailing in Garo Hills and the desire of the Chief Minister to declare certain parts of the district as disturbed areas facilitating the entry of the Army the talk could not have happened at a better time. All it needs is for the Governor to recommend its imposition. Economic and Political Weekly.

Can we say that Garo hills will not go the Manipur way? Neither the soldiers nor their superiors have any training in civilian law or policing procedures. Afspa, India Production: India accused of systematic use of torture in Kashmir”.

The reason for conferring such a power as per “Objects and Reasons'” appended to the Bill was that “Keeping in view the duty of the Union under Article of the Constitution, interaliato 1598 every State against internal disturbance, it is considered desirable that the Central government should also have power to declare areas as ‘disturbed’, to enable its armed forces to exercise the special powers”.


The committee has suggested fixing a time frame of three months for the central government to decide whether to prosecute security personnel engaged in extrajudicial killings or unruly behaviour in insurgency-hit regions.

It supported a new doctrine of policing and criminal justice inherent in an inclusive approach to governance. Audible Download Audio Books. By continuing to use afspaa website, you agree to their use. Produced by Haobam Paban Kumar, B. Help Center Find new research papers in: Retrieved 7 April They first took up arms to defend themselves against this life nullifying act. Start your free trial.

But however hard India had tried to stamp out Naga nationalism and Naga Independence from the face of the earth, it has failed so far. Share this Rating Title: This paper will critically examine literature of this respect — both academic and from the news media — exploring the effects of insurgent militancy on one hand and repressive laws of the state on the faspa, and its cumulative impact on local industry, its establishment and flourishing.

The Act has been criticized by Human Rights Watch as a “tool of afpa abuse, oppression and discrimination”. The tentpole also [ There is a clamour from civil society and social groups mainly from the North East and Jammu and Kashmir to repeal the act totally since there are two regions in the country where the afxpa law is in operation.

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Many human rights organizations such as Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch HRW have condemned human rights abuses in Kashmir by police such as “extra-judicial executions”, “disappearances”, and torture; [33] the “Armed Forces Special Powers Act”, which “provides impunity for human rights abuses and fuels cycles of violence.


Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Most Anticipated Indian Movies and Shows. The Times Of India. It should be informed that Meghalaya as with the rest of the north eastern states is within the territorial jurisdiction of the AFSPA.

The bonus being the autonomous right of universal suffrage. The basic tenet that we are all the same and deserve equal treatment before Man and God law is the essence of that philosophy. Which villain would come out on top?

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act

December 31, Man nabbed in WGH for killing, eating monkey The rape and death report on the infamous Manorama case of is still under wraps and is currently lying with the Supreme court even after 10 years. Manipur experiences escalating violence”. Special Powers, Act or no Act. The KSU is now part of that bandwagon demanding its repudiation. This article argues that the ability of the Indian state to opportunistically swing between two contradictory official positions — rhetorically presenting Kashmir as a law and order issue, a afspaa of mass civilian criminality, while Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

If these activities are unlawful activities according to you, then your whole struggle against British imperialism and colonization from to were also unlawful activities.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. A number of UN treaty bodies have pronounced it to be in violation of International Law as well. Advertise About Tips Contact Us.