Extracts of Report of Supreme Court Appointed Commission on AFSPA Headed By Justice Santhosh Hedge
- The continuous use of the AFSPA for decades in Manipur has evidently had little or no effect on the situation. On the other hand, the 6 cases, which have been shown to be not real encounters, are egregious examples of the AFSPA’s gross abuse.
- Terrorism in India today is much more about unemployment than ideology though militancy tends to take on an ideological colour. But modern technology reduces rather than increases over-all employment and the market exacerbates inequalities. By contrast, terrorism creates much employment both in the underground groups and the police, CDO(Commando - Manipur Police) and other formations set up to ...