Afspa renewed for 6 months in Nagaland: Govt
Hindustan Times|December 31, 2021
The Centre on Thursday extended the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) for another six months in Nagaland, a routine move that sparked criticism in the northeastern state still mourning the killing of civilians in a botched army operation.

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The decision came days after the Centre set up a panel to explore the possible removal of the controversial law that gives security forces sweeping powers and immunity in disturbed areas. This came after the state assembly passed a resolution against Afspa amid mounting outrage among the state's population over the special law.

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