Misuse of AFSPA - Chandigarh Tribune

The Supreme Court has come out strongly in favour of the human rights of Indian citizens, including those living in the “disturbed” areas. The court's direction on a PIL petition on the 1,528 alleged killings by security forces and the police in ...

A sense of proportion on AFSPA, Army, anyone? - ABP Live (blog)

Not unexpectedly, the turmoil in Kashmir Valley is grabbing all the headlines for the past 48 hours in the wake the killing of Burhan Wani, a 21-year old local terrorist who had become popular on social media but for me, a bigger headline is the ...

Manipur probe: SC ruling on AFSPA is 'ray of hope' for families of hundreds of victims, says Amnesty - The Indian Express

Describing the Supreme Court judgment as “positive”, Amnesty International India also said that security personnel accused of such human rights violations should be not be allowed to get away with impunity. One day after the Supreme Court passed its ...

SC: No blanket immunity for army - Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, July 8: The Supreme Court today ruled that the army had "no blanket immunity" to shoot or use excessive force against suspected enemies of the country under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. The army is generally deemed to ...

SC blows apart military's AFSPA immunity shield AFSPA no immunity for excessive force causing death: SC - Times of India

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday blew apart the AFSPA immunity cover of armed forces personnel and said they could be tried by normal criminal courts for use of unwarranted and excessive force to kill a person even in a disturbed area. "The law ...

Manipur Extra Judicial Killings: Allegation of excessive force by Police or Armed Forces must be thoroughly enquired ... - Live Law

Supreme Court of India Today has held that an allegation of excessive force resulting in the death of any person by the Manipur Police or the Armed forces in Manipur must be thoroughly enquired into. The Two Judge Bench comprising of Justices Madan B ...

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 ...