Wednesday, March 9, 2011

SIX-YEAR hunger strike

Indian girl on SIX-YEAR hunger strike to protest Indian Army atrocities in Manipur.

Sharmila Chanu has been imprisoned for 'attempted suicide' once. Survived through forced nasal feeding. Was a Nobel Peace Prize 2005 nominee.

Sept, 2010 : The Hindu -- Irom Sharmila awarded Tagore peace prize

And older articles -

Oct, 2006 -- The "Iron Lady in Manipuri": Indian Girl On Six-Year Hunger Strike Protests Against Indian Army Atrocities

Oct, 2006 -- Woman protesting army powers reaches Capital

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