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The AFSPA

The AFSPA

lawless law enforcement according to the law? : a representation to the committee to review the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958.

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Published by Asian Centre for Human Rights in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Social implications of the act with case studies in Manipur.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-165).

ContributionsAsian Centre for Human Rights.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLAW+
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3456719M
ISBN 108188987069
LC Control Number2005385235
OCLC/WorldCa61500415

  Vivek Chadha replies: The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or the AFSPA is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil r, for AFSPA to become valid, an area needs to be declared disturbed either by the central or the state government. This is because under the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), the army does not have the mandate to carry The chief minister of J&K, Omar Abdullah, demanded the removal of the AFSPA1 from certain areas of the state. The indication, according to media reports, is the districts of Srinagar, Budgam, Jammu and Samba.2 The army and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) have opposed this stand, citing Pakistan-based proxy war as a credible threat.3 Even as positions have hardened over a period of time, the

A law like the AFSPA should have no place in a democracy. Militancy and insurgency declined in the North-Eastern states not because of the operation of AFSPA there. The law had only made the The AFSPA grants the army “special powers” which have to be used with extreme care. The law gives the army powers to shoot to kill, destroy property and temporarily detain suspects. Army personnel acting under the AFSPA are immune from all actions taken under other laws of the Indian Penal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code and civil suits

  An abomination called AFSPA Sanjoy Hazarika Febru IST E-BOOK Subscription Latest News Today's Paper ePaper Puzzles "Huge Sale" Housing News  › Opinion › Lead.   In simple terms, AFSPA gives armed forces the power to maintain public order in “disturbed areas”. Powers given to armed forces: They have the authority to prohibit a gathering of five or more persons in an area, can use force or even open fire after giving due warning if they feel a person is in contravention of the ://


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REVIEW OF THE AFSPA (An analysis of the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act, ) Introduction. After the alleged extrajudicial execution of year-old, Ms Thangjam Manorama Devi following her arrest as a suspected member of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) by the Assam Rifles personnel at a.m.

on 11 JulyManipur faced unprecedented civil disobedience over the The AFSPA chapter. Greater Kashmir | The Governor of the State or the Central Government, may, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare the whole or any part of the State to be a disturbed   The Centre has announced that it revoked the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya from April 1.

Here is what you need to know about the  › News › National. What is AFSPA?. There may be more than one meaning of AFSPA, so check it out all meanings of AFSPA. one by one. AFSPA definition / AFSPA means?. The Definition of AFSPA is given above so check it out related information.

What is the meaning of AFSPA?. The meaning The AFSPA book the AFSPA is also explained earlier. Till now you might have got some idea about the acronym, abbreviation or meaning of The book comes over two decades after Hazarika''s much-acclaimed "Strangers of the Mist" that was described as a path-breaking narrative on northeast India that put in the then-current perspective Armed Forces Special Powers Act, Jammu & Kashmir 22 Wajahat Habibullah AFSPA: A Demonstration of the Poverty of Liberal Imagination 31 Pradip Phanjoubam Making Good Laws is the Answer 33 Civil(ise) AFSPA 35 Armed Forces Special Powers Act—The Way Ahead 38 Umong Sethi Introduction 38 Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts (AFSPA) and its impact Views: Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is often imposed in the areas where situation of law and order is not under control of local police and central forces.

But, the powers of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, has often led to controversies, since the act authorizes the   Why generals don't approve of 'Army kids' writing against AFSPA [Book extract] In a conflict zone, the truth is often the first casualty and therein lies the problem with the draconian :// Introduction: In India, there are many laws that are a bit confusing and require debates to understand them better.

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What to study. For Prelims and Mains: AFSPA- features, draconian provisions, misuses and need for review. Context: After 32 years, the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, which gives sweeping powers to security forces, was partially removed from three of nine districts of Arunachal Pradesh but would remain in force in the   How Tripura won the 'war' against AFSPA [Book extract] It took place in CM Manik Sarkar's state after 18 years - Manipur and Nagaland have been waiting for nearly   The armed forces, the government and the Supreme Court have not focused on the refinement of the AFSPA.

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Banamallika Choudhury reviews Mothers of    It came on the Statute Book as THE ARMED FORCES (SPECIAL POWERS) ACT, (28 of ). LIST OF AMENDING ACTS 1. The State of Mizoram Act, (34 of ). The State of Arunachal Pradesh Act, (69 of ). The Armed Forces (Assam and Manipur) Special Powers (Amendment) Act, (7 of ).

:// Assam govt extends AFSPA for six months, effective from August The Armed Forces Special Powers Act is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil :// The Armed Forces (Assam and Manipur) Special Powers Act was signed into law in Septemberand was later renamed the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

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Contrary to what the naysayers would like the country to believe, AFSPA doesn’t provide legal cover to troops engaged in counter-insurgency operations from indulging in rape, loot or any such headline-making activity. Any military violator of CrPC/IPC can be brought to book, and there have been many instances where they have ://  The AFSPA is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil authorities.

For AFSPA to become valid, an area, however, needs to be declared disturbed either by the central or the state governments under the section 3 of the ://  This monograph addresses the tackling of nationalist aspirations through the use of the AFSPA, with a focus on Nagaland; it analyzes the approach and its impact of Naga society, as well as the fallout for the Indian ://