Act gives full power to Security forces, extended for another six months in Nagaland, and the military is investigating and setting up a horribly false ambush On December 4. Or, AFSPA gives the army a huge force of Whenever it is declared a “destructive area”. No military personnel in the area where AFSPA is active can be prosecuted without the consent of the Center.
Nagaland’s human rights groups, and even the state government, have requested the Center to withdraw the AFSPA.
‘s anti-AFSPA complaints have recently intensified after an ambush by Army Para Special Forces killed six civilians after a terrible failure in Nagaland on December 4, and
Returned from night mining. Soldiers were killed in subsequent attacks by villagers who furiously surrounded Jawan. Eight other civilians were shot dead during a large-scale protest.
On December 20, the Nagaland Parliament unanimously decided to call on the northeast, especially the states, to abolish the AFSPA. A five-member committee was set up under the highest bureaucrat, Vivek Joshi, to consider the possibility of AFSPA
Withdrawing from Nagaland. The
Army also agreed to grant access to the
Nagaland Special Investigation Team (SIT) to record the testimony of soldiers
Involved in the ambush
On December 4. Nagaland is under AFSPA. The
AFSPA is a long-standing “confused area” in Nagaland, where it is updated every six months for several years. Declaring a place as a “confused area” is the first requirement to impose AFSPA, a law that had its roots in the colonial era and was used in
To crackdown on opposition movements.
The move came a few days after the federal government established a high-level committee to consider the possibility of withdrawing controversial legislation. The
Union Home Office extended the Military (Special Institution) Act (AFSPA)
For an additional six months across Nagaland on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Also read: Nagaland is firing | Army team visits Bot meeting place in Mon district
In a statement, the ministry said: Citizenship support is needed. This will enable the central government to enforce
Approval under Article 4 of the
Act for the purposes of the Act, maintaining the entire state of Nagaland
For Years and 6 months. ..
The last Of this Extension Was June 30th.
A law in force in the northeast since 1958 is that military and centrally armed police are stationed in “confused areas”, killing illegal people, arresting facilities, and providing prosecution and trial guarantees. Is stipulated. Central government sanctions without protection.
What’s happening in Nagaland? The
Federation and Lender are simultaneously allowed to issue notices in accordance with Article 3 of the Act.
The Government of Manipur issued a notice on December 8,
To extend the law for another year in all states except Imphal Township. The instruction says: “The Governor of Manipur believes that the violent acts of
Of various militant/rebel groups have left Manipur as a whole in a state of great anxiety and the need to deploy troops to support civilian power. I am.
In the early 1980s, the Government of Manipur issued a notice to extend AFSPA in Manipur. For the past 40 years, the Center has not issued any notice under the Manipur Act.
That the Ministry of Interior had set up a committee to consider the abolition of the Nagaland Act. The state has been protesting since the failure of a military operation near Otin on December 4,
, killed 13 civilians. The
Union Ministry issues a “problem area” report only in Tirap, Changan, Longden County, Nagaland, and Arunachal Pradesh in the
Area is adjacent to the Namtha and Mahadevpur police stations. In the case of
Assam, the Federal Ministry issued a “destructive area” order until 2017. Since then, the country has updated its report every six months, most recently on September 10.
The author is a 3rd-semester law student and the Student Editor in chief of the Editorial Board at LRASJ,
From Maharashtra National University Mumbai, India.