Human Rights Commission to consider looking into repeal of AFSPA

The National Human Rights Commission will consider looking into the issue of repealing the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) and the time it needs to continue.

This was announced by NHRC Chairperson Justice KG Balakrishnan while addressing the National Consultation for Universal Periodic Review 2012 in New Delhi.

"The Commission would consider to look into this (repealing of AFSPA) and also how much time more this needs to continue," he said......Read more



Source: DNA

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