Thursday, 21 August 2014

'Iron Lady of Manipur', freed after 14-year hunger strike

Irom Sharmila walks out of Manipur jail after 14 years
Irom Chanu Sharmila, on hunger strike for nearly 14 years, walked out to freedom in Manipur on Wednesday.

Sharmila has been on a fast for the last 13 years and demanding repeal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

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