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[DNA] Iron Sharmila Quietly Celebrates Her Birthday Inside Hospital

Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite fast for the past 11 years demanding withdrawal of the controversial AFSPA from Manipur, today spent her 40th birthday quietly inside the hospital where she is forced fed through the nose.

Sharmila’s elder brother Irom Singhajit said there were no celebrations nor any visitors inside the high-security ward of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, where the ‘Iron Lady’ is kept.

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Finally, here’s a video of Mumbaikars listening to some information on Iron Sharmila on her 40th Birthday:

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[The Hindu] Irom Sharmila arrested again

Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite fast for the past 11 years, was today re-arrested on the charge of attempt to suicide, only a day after she was released.

She was produced in a local court which remanded her in judicial custody for 15 days, Additional SP of Imphal East district A. K. Jaljit told PTI.

Ms. Sharmila has been arrested, released and re-arrested for not eating over the last 11 years. She is being nasal fed forcibly at the state-run Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences. […]

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More coverage on her recent (re)arrest here.

24 Hours After Being Freed, Iron Sharmila in Custody, again

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