Irom Sharmila put on trial for attempting suicide

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Paving the way for her trial, a city court charged Irom Sharmila Chanu, on fast for over 12 years demanding repeal of the controversial Armed forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), for allegedly attempting suicide by undertaking a fast unto death for two days in 2006. If convicted, Chanu, out on bail in the case, will face a… Read more »