India's famous hunger strikes

Updated: Jun 04, 2011 07:06 IST

Irom Chanu Sharmila has been on hunger strike since 2 November 2000 till today to demand that the Indian government repeal the Armed Force Special Power Act (AFSPA), which she blames for violence in Manipur and other parts of northeast India.
5/7
Irom Chanu Sharmila has been on hunger strike since 2 November 2000 till today to demand that the Indian government repeal the Armed Force Special Power Act (AFSPA), which she blames for violence in Manipur and other parts of northeast India.

top photos

other photos