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Irom Sharmila: India activist to end 16-year hunger strike

A political activist who has been on a hunger strike for 16 years in north-east India is to end her fast.

Irom Sharmila has been campaigning against a law that provides the Indian army sweeping powers to tackle insurgency in her home state, Manipur.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

Produced by Shalu Yadav, filmed and edited by Neha Sharma

  • 09 Aug 2016
  • From the section India
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