“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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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 problem of mass civilian criminality, while History testifies things differently.

This page was last edited zfspa 15 Decemberat The incident, known as the “Malom Massacre”,was allegedly committed by the Assam Rifles, one of the Indian Paramilitary forces operating in the state.

The law is the same for both and is equally applicable to both The Indian Government however, desperately tried to project the war as a law and order break down. This work of alienation is now being extended to the people of Jammu and Kashmir where it is also in operation now. 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.

Human rights of the Indian State as far as North East and Jammu and Kashmir is concerned is wielded through a carrot and stick policy -a remnant of the very same policy during the incorporation of the different tribes and kingdoms to the Indian Union post Independence.

The South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre argues that the governments’ call for increased force is part of the problem. If the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir or the Central Government, is of opinion that the whole or any part of the State is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition then this Act can be imposed. A sticking point is the immunity to the armed personnel adspa rapes committed which in many cases resulted in deaths.

The Wikileaks diplomatic cables have disclosed that Indian government employees agree to acts of human rights violations on part of the Indian armed forces and various paramilitary forces deployed in the north east parts of India especially Manipur. AFSPA, 8. Earlier leaks had also stated that International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC had reported to the United States diplomats in Delhi about the “grave human rights afwpa in Kashmir which included “the use of electrocution, 19588 and sexual humiliation against hundreds of detainees”.


Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Further, afsoa studies the role of the state apparatus in not only failing to control insurgency but also in sustaining it through conditions of unemployment and inability to provide security to distinctive ethnic groups and the people in general. Some argued that army transgression is unavoidable and some parts of human rights maybe suspended during an operation. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate adspa favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Prior to this spirited defense of their afsspa, all historical, political and cultural facts showing that Nagas were not Indians and would not join the Indian Union of had been furnished to both the departing British government and the wfspa Indian government before 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.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It begins by exploring the nature and development of insurgency in the region as a sort of ethnic terrorism aiming to further its own localised cause.

If these laws were to be challenged at an international court they stand little chance of being upheld within the realm of international laws. The Article of the Constitution of India confers power to the Central Government to protect every state from internal disturbance.

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Irom Sharmila has been fasting for almost 14 years on the issue. But even these desperate actions were all ignored by the government of India.

Political subservience to the Indian Constitution in exchange for preservation of cultural and traditional rights with sufficient autonomy. Retrieved from ” https: The “Most Anticipated Indian Movies and Shows” widget tracks the real-time popularity of relevant pages on IMDb, and displays those that are currently generating the highest number of pageviews on IMDb. Their record will be written in the following 19588 Action can be taken but with prior sanction of the Central Government.


They 1598 marched across international boundaries into Pakistan and China to carry on the fight.

If these activities are unlawful activities according to you, then your whole struggle against British imperialism and colonization from to were also unlawful activities. This site uses cookies. Consequently, in the annals of human history, it will be recorded that the Indian government used this most unlawful law to persecute and kill people for over half a century.

Let’s Call aafspa War by its Rightful Name.

AFSPA, 1958; Internal Security; National Security

Full Cast and Crew. Who then was disturbing who in that that the Indian Government was compelled to promulgate acts like Disturbed Area Act and AFSPA to check law and order breakdown with tanks aero planes and artillery??? Previous video Next video.

Premier Logo Created with Sketch. Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. The justice Verma Committee constituted after the Nirbhaya rape case of Delhi in also recommended that the AFSPA be amended so that rape trial committed by Army personnel be conducted in civil courts. Retrieved 20 May The commission also said the law needs to be reviewed every six months to see whether its implementation is actually necessary in states where it is being enforced.

The violations have been carried out under the cover of this very Act. It then observes the effect of their activities on trade and commerce citing instances of insurgency related fatalities, economic blockades, illegal taxation, etc.

In such cases, it is the prerogative of the state government to call for central help.


Edit Cast Credited cast: You are commenting using your Afs;a account. Such circumstances, they say, call for extraordinary measures. You will be redirected back to your article in seconds. While it is no longer possible to collate the number of rape cases yet not a single army personnel has been convicted till date for this heinous crime.