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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
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Manipur, a northeastern state of India bordering Myanmar, has been embroiled with armed insurgency and ethnic conflict for the past four decades.

The Indian government imposed the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in 1980 to deal with the armed rebellion, in what the government calls "a disturbed area".

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act, which is also applied in India-administered Kashmir, gives security forces the power to detain and arrest anybody on mere suspicion, enter and search without warrants. The armed forces are exempt from any investigation or prosecution under the law that many human rights activists dub draconian.

Under this Act, several human rights violations such as fake encounters, torture, sexual abuse and enforced disappearances committed by Indian armed forces have come to light.

Irom Sharmila, a human rights activist based in Manipur, had been fasting for the past 14 years demanding the repeal of this Act, which is arguably one of the longest protest fasts in history.

She was released from a prison hospital in Manipur on August 20 where doctors had force fed her to keep her alive. She was charged with the attempt to commit suicide, which is a crime under Indian law.

"It is hard for me to believe that I am free now. My battle against injustice and crimes committed by the army in Manipur will continue," Sharmila told the Reuters news agency on Wednesday.

In 2004, following the rape and murder of a young woman named Thangjam Manorama, widespread protests took place in the northeastern Indian state. Manorama's death triggered a protest by 12 middle-aged women who stripped naked and protested holding up signs saying "Indian Army Rape Us" in the state capital, Imphal, which made international headlines.

In January last year, the Supreme Court appointed a commission to make inquiries into these allegations after a public interest litigation was filed listing 1,528 people as victims of this draconian law. Six cases were pulled up at random and investigated, all of which were found to be fake encounters.


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Gangarani Kongkhang, 38, is a visually-impaired woman whose husband Deban Kongkhang was killed after a hail of bullets were fired into the van he was driving, allegedly by the Thoubal District Police Commandos at Patpan Lamkhai in Imphal. The government vowed to punish the perpetrators. She was promised a government job and financial compensation but six years later she has received nothing. She lives on handouts and takes care of her two children aged seven and 12.



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Wangkhem Chandrakala's husband, Namoijan Lukhoi, was shot by two unidentified men outside their home on April 21, 2008. She filed a police complaint but gave up the case because she feared repercussions and worries about the safety of her four school-going children. "Soon after my husband's death, I went into depression and began to lose my senses. I would wander off and find myself in the fields or in the crematorium. My family members and neighbours had to keep an eye on me," she told Al Jazeera.



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Irom Sharmila Chanu, known as "The Iron Lady of Manipur" has been on a protest fast for last 14 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. Here she is pictured in her Security Ward at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. She was released on Wednesday.



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Family members and local activists attend the memorial service held on the tenth anniversary of Thangjam Manorama's death on July 10 at Bamon Kampu Mayai Lekai in Imphal. Manorama was picked up on July 9, 2004 by the 17th Assam Rifles. She was found raped and murdered with bullet wounds on her genitalia the next day near her home in Ngariyan Maring. Her death sparked widespread protests in Manipur and other parts of India.



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Khumbongmayum Lata Devi's 20-year-old son Khumbongmayum Orsonjit Singh was killed by the Manipur Police Commandos on March 16, 2010. His is one of the cases concluded to be a fake encounter by a commission appointed by the Supreme Court.



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Irom Sharmila waits in her ambulance on July 7 as armed guards stand by outside the Appellate Court in Lamphel. She began her fast on November 2, 2000 when 10 civilians were killed at a bus stop by the Assam Rifles in the Malom district near Imphal airport.



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Women who are part of the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur (EEVFAM) pose for a photograph with portraits of family members who were killed by armed forces on the fifth anniversary of EEVFAM in Imphal. EEVFAM provides support and counsels families in dealing with the loss of their husbands and sons and in dealing with the stigma of their family members being labeled as underground rebels.



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On January 24, 2009, Soraishem Joy, 40, was picked up from his home by Assam Rifles soldiers and was blindfolded and beaten in an open field and waterboarded at their camp in Patsoi, near Imphal. He was forced to sign a blank piece of paper and was later thrown in jail for six days after which he was released because villagers protested and pleaded his innocence. "If it wasn't for my neighbours and family support, I would have been a dead body like all those other fake encounter cases. I have done nothing wrong," he says.



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Flowers are placed in front of portraits of men who were victims of extrajudicial killings.



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RK Surjalata Singh, 50, lost her 26-year-old son Irengbam Roshan on May 8, 2012. He was allegedly shot by the Assam Rifles in the Ukhrul district in Manipur. Surjalata remembers her son's body at the morgue as having burn marks from scalding water and bullet wounds suggesting torture methods were used. Surjalata's younger brother, RK Khogen was also killed in the 1995 RIMS (Regional Institute of Medical Sciences) massacre in Imphal when security forces opened fire, killing nine civilians.



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Neena Ningombam, 33, lost her husband Michael Nongmaithem in 2008. Michael was accused by the police of being a rebel and was allegedly shot for trying to escape. After her husband's death, she joined other widows whose husbands were killed by the Indian Army and started a campaign against army atrocity. She has two sons, aged six and 12.



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Roni, 30, with her nine-year-old son Mutum Mir. Her husband Mutum Herojit, 38, was killed in an encounter on October 13, 2008. "I want justice for my husband. No other woman's husband should die in the future. I want to tell the government that this killing should stop or else Manipur will become a state of widows," she told Al Jazeera.




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Gangarani Kongkhang, 38, is a visually-impaired woman whose husband Deban Kongkhang was killed after a hail of bullets were fired into the van he was driving, allegedly by the Thoubal District Police Commandos at Patpan Lamkhai in Imphal. The government vowed to punish the perpetrators. She was promised a government job and financial compensation but six years later she has received nothing. She lives on handouts and takes care of her two children aged seven and 12.

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Wangkhem Chandrakala(***)s husband, Namoijan Lukhoi, was shot by two unidentified men outside their home on April 21, 2008. She filed a police complaint but gave up the case because she feared repercussions and worries about the safety of her four school-going children. "Soon after my husband(***)s death, I went into depression and began to lose my senses. I would wander off and find myself in the fields or in the crematorium. My family members and neighbours had to keep an eye on me," she told Al Jazeera.

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Irom Sharmila Chanu, known as "The Iron Lady of Manipur" has been on a protest fast for last 14 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. Here she is pictured in her Security Ward at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. She was released on Wednesday.

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Family members and local activists attend the memorial service held on the tenth anniversary of Thangjam Manorama(***)s death on July 10 at Bamon Kampu Mayai Lekai in Imphal. Manorama was picked up on July 9, 2004 by the 17th Assam Rifles. She was found raped and murdered with bullet wounds on her genitalia the next day near her home in Ngariyan Maring. Her death sparked widespread protests in Manipur and other parts of India.

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Khumbongmayum Lata Devi(***)s 20-year-old son Khumbongmayum Orsonjit Singh was killed by the Manipur Police Commandos on March 16, 2010. His is one of the cases concluded to be a fake encounter by a commission appointed by the Supreme Court.

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Irom Sharmila waits in her ambulance on July 7 as armed guards stand by outside the Appellate Court in Lamphel. She began her fast on November 2, 2000 when 10 civilians were killed at a bus stop by the Assam Rifles in the Malom district near Imphal airport.

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Women who are part of the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur (EEVFAM) pose for a photograph with portraits of family members who were killed by armed forces on the fifth anniversary of EEVFAM in Imphal. EEVFAM provides support and counsels families in dealing with the loss of their husbands and sons and in dealing with the stigma of their family members being labeled as underground rebels.

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On January 24, 2009, Soraishem Joy, 40, was picked up from his home by Assam Rifles soldiers and was blindfolded and beaten in an open field and waterboarded at their camp in Patsoi, near Imphal. He was forced to sign a blank piece of paper and was later thrown in jail for six days after which he was released because villagers protested and pleaded his innocence. "If it wasn(***)t for my neighbours and family support, I would have been a dead body like all those other fake encounter cases. I have done nothing wrong," he says.

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Flowers are placed in front of portraits of men who were victims of extrajudicial killings.

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RK Surjalata Singh, 50, lost her 26-year-old son Irengbam Roshan on May 8, 2012. He was allegedly shot by the Assam Rifles in the Ukhrul district in Manipur. Surjalata remembers her son(***)s body at the morgue as having burn marks from scalding water and bullet wounds suggesting torture methods were used. Surjalata(***)s younger brother, RK Khogen was also killed in the 1995 RIMS (Regional Institute of Medical Sciences) massacre in Imphal when security forces opened fire, killing nine civilians.

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Neena Ningombam, 33, lost her husband Michael Nongmaithem in 2008. Michael was accused by the police of being a rebel and was allegedly shot for trying to escape. After her husband(***)s death, she joined other widows whose husbands were killed by the Indian Army and started a campaign against army atrocity. She has two sons, aged six and 12.

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Roni, 30, with her nine-year-old son Mutum Mir. Her husband Mutum Herojit, 38, was killed in an encounter on October 13, 2008. "I want justice for my husband. No other woman(***)s husband should die in the future. I want to tell the government that this killing should stop or else Manipur will become a state of widows," she told Al Jazeera.

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Wangkhem Chandrakala'??s husband, Namoijan Lukhoi was shot by two unidentified men outside their home on 21st April 2008. She filed a police complaint but gave up the case because she feared repercussions and worries about the safety of her four school going children. '??Soon after my husband'??s death, I went into depression and began to lose my senses. I would wander off and find myself in the fields or in the crematorium. My family members and neighbors had to keep an eye on me'??, she says.

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Wangkhem Chandrakala'??s husband, Namoijan Lukhoi was shot by two unidentified men outside their home on 21st April 2008. She filed a police complaint but gave up the case because she feared repercussions and worries about the safety of her four school going children. '??Soon after my husband'??s death, I went into depression and began to lose my senses. I would wander off and find myself in the fields or in the crematorium. My family members and neighbors had to keep an eye on me'??, she says.

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Irom Sharmila Chanu, known as The Iron Lady of Manipur has been on a protest fast for fourteen years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act applied in Manipur. Here she is pictured in her Security Ward at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal where she is force fed as she has been charged with the attempt to commit suicide which is a crime under Indian Law.

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Irom Sharmila Chanu, known as The Iron Lady of Manipur has been on a protest fast for fourteen years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act applied in Manipur. Here she is pictured in her Security Ward at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal where she is force fed as she has been charged with the attempt to commit suicide which is a crime under Indian Law.

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Family members and local activists attend the memorial service held on the ten year death anniversary of Thangjam Manorama on 10th July, 2014 at Bamon Kampu Mayai Lekai in Imphal East. Manorama was picked up on 9th July 2004 by the 17th Assam Rifles and was found raped and murdered with bullet wounds in her genitalia the next morning in Ngariyan Maring, near her home. Her death sparked widespread protests and strikes in Manipur and other parts of India.

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Family members and local activists attend the memorial service held on the ten year death anniversary of Thangjam Manorama on 10th July, 2014 at Bamon Kampu Mayai Lekai in Imphal East. Manorama was picked up on 9th July 2004 by the 17th Assam Rifles and was found raped and murdered with bullet wounds in her genitalia the next morning in Ngariyan Maring, near her home. Her death sparked widespread protests and strikes in Manipur and other parts of India.

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Khumbongmayum Lata Devi'??s twenty year old son Khumbongmayum Orsonjit Singh was killed after 41 rounds of bullets were fired by Manipur Police Commandos on 16th March 2010. His is one of cases concluded to be a fake encounter by a Commission appointed by the Indian Supreme Court to investigate a public petition filed by the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur(EEVFAM) which lists 1528 alleged victims of fake encounters by security forces in Manipur.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/2778e087ad82114b347eaa45c0312bd8Karen Dias/Al Jazeera

Khumbongmayum Lata Devi'??s twenty year old son Khumbongmayum Orsonjit Singh was killed after 41 rounds of bullets were fired by Manipur Police Commandos on 16th March 2010. His is one of cases concluded to be a fake encounter by a Commission appointed by the Indian Supreme Court to investigate a public petition filed by the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur(EEVFAM) which lists 1528 alleged victims of fake encounters by security forces in Manipur.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/cb85f3d62303ee8a655018014194a445Irom Sharmila waits in her ambulance on 7th July 2014 as armed guards stand by outside the Appellate Court in Lamphel where she is produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate every fifteen days to extend her custody. She began her fast on the 2nd of November 2000 when ten civilians were killed at a bus stop by the Assam Rifles in the Malom district near Imphal Airport which is now known as the Malom Massacre. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/cb85f3d62303ee8a655018014194a445Karen Dias/Al Jazeera Irom Sharmila waits in her ambulance on 7th July 2014 as armed guards stand by outside the Appellate Court in Lamphel where she is produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate every fifteen days to extend her custody. She began her fast on the 2nd of November 2000 when ten civilians were killed at a bus stop by the Assam Rifles in the Malom district near Imphal Airport which is now known as the Malom Massacre. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/54e168e472b892ca3a9b9ae847b63f93Women who are part of the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur (EEVFAM) pose for a photograph with portraits of family members who were killed by armed forces on the 5th year anniversary of EEVFAM in Imphal. EEVFAM provides support and counsels families in dealing with the loss of their husbands and sons and in dealing with the stigma of their family members being labeled as underground militants. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/54e168e472b892ca3a9b9ae847b63f93Karen Dias/Al Jazeera Women who are part of the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur (EEVFAM) pose for a photograph with portraits of family members who were killed by armed forces on the 5th year anniversary of EEVFAM in Imphal. EEVFAM provides support and counsels families in dealing with the loss of their husbands and sons and in dealing with the stigma of their family members being labeled as underground militants. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/e8e1672a9193806e172c6e58e44852b6

On 24th January, 2009 Soraishem Joy, 40 was picked up from his home by around 40 Assam Rifles soldiers and was blindfolded and beaten in an open field and water boarded at the Assam Rifles Camp in Patsoi, near Imphal. He was forced to sign a blank piece of paper and was later thrown in jail for six days after which he was released because villagers protested and pleaded his innocence. 'If it wasn'??t for my neighbors and families'?? support, I would have been a dead body like all those other fake encounter cases. I have done nothing wrong'??, he says.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/e8e1672a9193806e172c6e58e44852b6Karen Dias/Al Jazeera

On 24th January, 2009 Soraishem Joy, 40 was picked up from his home by around 40 Assam Rifles soldiers and was blindfolded and beaten in an open field and water boarded at the Assam Rifles Camp in Patsoi, near Imphal. He was forced to sign a blank piece of paper and was later thrown in jail for six days after which he was released because villagers protested and pleaded his innocence. 'If it wasn'??t for my neighbors and families'?? support, I would have been a dead body like all those other fake encounter cases. I have done nothing wrong'??, he says.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/786ad60b0c74439c936e86263ed223efFlowers are placed in front of portraits of men who were victims of extrajudicial killings by the Army are placed on a dais on the 5th Foundation Day of Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur (EEVFAM) in Imphal. EEVFAM has filed a petition in the Indian Supreme Court listing 1528 cases of alleged fake encounters by security forces in Manipur. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/786ad60b0c74439c936e86263ed223efKaren Dias/Al Jazeera Flowers are placed in front of portraits of men who were victims of extrajudicial killings by the Army are placed on a dais on the 5th Foundation Day of Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association of Manipur (EEVFAM) in Imphal. EEVFAM has filed a petition in the Indian Supreme Court listing 1528 cases of alleged fake encounters by security forces in Manipur. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/4d4a6b8190ea6ddac1fe6e121a365792

R.K. Surjalata Singh, 50 lost her son Irengbam Roshan at the age of 26 on 8th May, 2012. He was allegedly shot by the Assam Rifles in the Ukhrul district in Manipur on allegations that he was trying to escape. Surjalata remembers her son'??s body at the morgue as having burn marks from scalding water and bullet wounds suggesting torture methods were used. Surjalata'??s younger brother, R.K. Khogen was also killed in the RIMS (Regional Institute of Medical Sciences) Massacre in Imphal when security forces opened fire, killing nine civilians in 1995.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/4d4a6b8190ea6ddac1fe6e121a365792Karen Dias/Al Jazeera

R.K. Surjalata Singh, 50 lost her son Irengbam Roshan at the age of 26 on 8th May, 2012. He was allegedly shot by the Assam Rifles in the Ukhrul district in Manipur on allegations that he was trying to escape. Surjalata remembers her son'??s body at the morgue as having burn marks from scalding water and bullet wounds suggesting torture methods were used. Surjalata'??s younger brother, R.K. Khogen was also killed in the RIMS (Regional Institute of Medical Sciences) Massacre in Imphal when security forces opened fire, killing nine civilians in 1995.

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Neena Ningombam, 33 lost her husband Michael Nongmaithem in 2008 at the hands of Manipuri Police Commandos who accused Michael of being a militant and was allegedly shot for trying to escape. After her husband'??s death, she joined with other widows whose husbands were killed at the hands of the Army and founded EEVFAM (Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association, Manipur). She has two sons, aged six and twelve.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/5f6f84c27a68cf9e516a8a6bc64eb9a0Karen Dias/Al Jazeera

Neena Ningombam, 33 lost her husband Michael Nongmaithem in 2008 at the hands of Manipuri Police Commandos who accused Michael of being a militant and was allegedly shot for trying to escape. After her husband'??s death, she joined with other widows whose husbands were killed at the hands of the Army and founded EEVFAM (Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association, Manipur). She has two sons, aged six and twelve.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/6437025defb246770c88913fa44f9e92

Roni, 30 with her nine year old son Mutum Mir, lost her husband Mutum Herojit, 38 on 13th October 2008. She found out about his death while watching a news channel that showed alleged tribal militants shot dead in an encounter. She says, '??I want justice for my husband. No other woman'??s husband should die in the future. I want to tell the government that this killing should stop or else Manipur will become a state of widows.'

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/extrajudicial_killings_in_Manipur/slideshow/no-caption/6437025defb246770c88913fa44f9e92Karen Dias/Al Jazeera

Roni, 30 with her nine year old son Mutum Mir, lost her husband Mutum Herojit, 38 on 13th October 2008. She found out about his death while watching a news channel that showed alleged tribal militants shot dead in an encounter. She says, '??I want justice for my husband. No other woman'??s husband should die in the future. I want to tell the government that this killing should stop or else Manipur will become a state of widows.'



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