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Army Cannot Use Excessive Force Even Under AFSPA, Rules Supreme Court - The Wire

New Delhi: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Friday said the largescale killings in Manipur in the guise of self defence while dealing with insurgency or militants was unacceptable. It said if members of the armed forces are deployed and ...and more »

Here are 10 things to know about controversial legislation Afspa - Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court said on Friday that the Indian Army or paramilitary forces cannot use “excessive or retaliatory force” even in areas under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (Afspa). india Updated: Jul 09, 2016 02:37 IST. HT ...and more »

Ending impunity under AFSPA - The Hindu

“Accountability is a facet of the rule of law.” This established legal principle has acquired fresh significance after the >Supreme Court ruled that the armed forces cannot escape investigation for excesses in the course of the discharge of their duty ...and more »

SC ends impunity for armed forces - The Hindu

Every death caused by the armed forces in a disturbed area, whether the victim is a dreaded criminal or a militant or a terrorist or an insurgent, should be thoroughly enquired into, the Supreme Court held on Friday. This is to address any allegation ...and more »

Manipur: 1528 'fake encounters' later, a court rules - The Indian Express

The ruling should come as a relief for the conflict-ridden north-eastern state, where the demand to repeal AFSPA, in force here since 1958, has been a long standing one. 4.1K. Shares. Share. Written by Esha Roy | Updated: July 11, 2016 7:08 pm. supreme ...and more »

Army can't use 'excessive or retaliatory force' even in Afspa-notified areas: SC - Hindustan Times

Army or paramilitary personnel cannot use excessive or retaliatory force even in areas where the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) is notified, the Supreme Court held on Friday. india Updated: Jul 08, 2016 22:44 IST. Bhadra Sinha ...and more »

Manipur probe: Indefinite AFSPA is failure of Army, Govt, says SC - The Indian Express

The court ruled that more than 1500 cases of alleged fake encounters in Manipur in the last 20 years "must be investigated." 4.1K. Shares. Share. Written by Utkarsh Anand | New Delhi | Updated: July 11, 2016 7:07 pm. supreme court, AFSPA, Indian army ...and more »

Manipur encounter killing: Army can't use excessive force, says Supreme Court -

New Delhi, Jul 8: The Supreme Court today said the army and paramilitary forces cannot use “excessive and retaliatory force” in Manipur and such instances must be probed. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and R K Agarwal also asked the amicus curiae to ...and more »

Army Cannot Use 'Excessive Force' in Manipur: Supreme Court - The Wire

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday observed that Indian army and paramilitary personnel cannot use “excessive and retaliatory force” in Manipur. The court was hearing a petition seeking inquiry by a special investigation team or the CBI into ...and more »

Security forces can't use 'excessive, retaliatory force' in Manipur: SC - Zee News

The apex court passed the order while disposing several petitions which demanded a probe by the CBI or a special investigation team into the alleged 1,500 extra-judicial killings by the Army and other security forces in Manipur during 2000-12. By ...and more »