Rights

Irom Sharmila: A Look Back at a Struggle That Has No Parallel

The celebrated rights activist Irom Sharmila will end her epic hunger strike on August 9, taking her struggle against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and the culture of impunity to the next level.

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Irom Sharmila quote

 

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Note: In an earlier version of this story, Sharmila’s quote, ‘People in India think I am a separatist. But that’s not who I am” was abridged to “I am not a separatist”.

The quote is from Indian Express.

  • avantika chauhan

    thank you for this. Precise and brilliant= purpose served. 🙂