How AFSPA Undermines India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
By Stanzin Lhaskyabs
Repealing this controversial law is a necessary condition for peace and stability in India's Northeast.
Calls for Repealing AFSPA Grow Louder in India’s Northeast
By Rajeev Bhattacharya
The Indian Army’s killing of innocent civilians in Nagaland has triggered angry protests in the region.
Will Manipur Fake Encounter Victims Finally See Justice?
By Rohit Dhyani
A Supreme Court announcement brings new hope that abuses of the AFSPA can be brought to light.
In Kashmir, Security Searches Lead to Sexual Abuse
By Qadri Inzamam
India's renewed Cordon and Search Operations are proving a nightmare for Kashmir's women.
All These Years Later, Do Not Forget the Kunan-Poshpora Mass Rapes
By Priyanka Borpujari
The Indian Army's violence against Kashmiri women must be etched in the history books.
Kashmir’s New Interlocutor: Old Wine, New Bottle?
By Gautham Ashok
Can Dineshwar Sharma finally resolve the long-simmering Kashmir insurgency?
India's Iron Lady: A Lonely Fight Against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act
By Anuradha Sharma
Irom Sharmila's hunger strike was doomed by apathy from the government and the people alike.
Indian Activist Irom Sharmila Ends 16-Year-Long Hunger Strike
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Irom Sharmila's remarkable 16-year hunger strike comes to an end as she looks to enter politics instead.
Unexplained Deaths: ‘Fake Encounters’ in Manipur
By Sanhita Ambast
An extraordinary admission highlights a serious problem.
India’s Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
By Sudha Ramachandran
The Army claims the AFSPA is needed to handle insurgencies. Critics cite many abuses.
Considering Kashmir: A Radical Possibility
By Michael Vurens van Es
Despite regional concerns, stability in Kashmir remains contingent on local realities.