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Indian Hunger Striker Irom Chanu Sharmila to End 16-Year Fast

Indian Hunger Striker Irom Chanu Sharmila to End 16-Year Fast

Almost 16 years after she started a hunger strike, India’s “Iron Lady”, Irom Chanu Sharmila, is expected to eat her first meal on Tuesday. The 44-year old campaigner, detained under a law that makes attempting suicide illegal, has become a symbol of resistance against state violence in the conflict-torn north-eastern state of Manipur...

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