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Save Sharmila Campaign

INTRODUCTION As per the schedule, a meeting organised on 19 May 2011 at Dutta Colony, Jor Bagh, New Delhi on the concern of "Save Sharmila campaign". SUMMARY It has been decided in meeting that a joint network of organisations (Gandhi Global Foundation, Jagriti Mahila Samiti, NAPM, Asha Parivar, Khudai Khidmatgaar, Mission Bhartiyam, Yuva Koshish & Sadbhavna Mission) will launch a campaign to aware the general public about the Non violent protest of Irom Sharmila, who is on hunger strike since the year 2000 with her demand to repeal the Armed Forces Special Power Act. It should be noted that the law has already been criticized by various CSOs, human rights organisations and general public and thus termed as Lawless law or Draconian Law. MINUTES OF MEETING In the meeting, Mr. Faisal Khan of NAPM/Asha Parivar told that very few among general public are aware about Sharmila's sacrifice and struggle to establish democracy and peace on real ground and therefore