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Supreme Court AFSPA judgement

Supreme Court AFSPA judgement

8th July 2016

This is a landmark judgement by the Supreme Court to end impunity of the security forces for human rights violation under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, in which the Supreme Court laments the armed forces “license to kill” under the protective umbrella of the draconian law.

 

Read the judgement here

 

Related media stories and commentaries

 

http://thewire.in/50110/army-excessive-force-afspa-sc-manipur/

 

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-on-supreme-court-order-on-afspa-ending-impunity-under-afspa/article8831739.ece

 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/editorials/law-that-should-go-supreme-court-challenges-afspa-s-license-to-kill/story-09r8BRNGSRF8QbSWZjp8VO.html