Students slam NSCN recruitment

Itanagar, Dec. 13: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has voiced concern over the Khaplang faction of the NSCN’s “recruitment” of 18 youths from Tirap district, bordering Nagaland, last month. The students’ union alleged that 18 youths, aged between 18 and 23, were recruited by the NSCN (K) from the remote Pongchau circle in Tirap district on November 19. Read more

AFSPA, not a solution to conflict in State’

Newmai News Network Imphal, Dec 13: Armed Forces Special Powers Act-1958 (AFSPA) is a draconian law though short in size but can kill humanity, it will not give any solution to the problem of Manipur, according to Justice Moloy Sen Gupta, ex-acting Chief Justice, Sikkim High Court and also the jury member of Independent People’s Tribunal on Torture, Extra Judicial Read more

India worst liar: NSCN (I-M)

India worst liar: NSCN (I-M) The GPRN/NSCN (I-M) today described India as the “worst liar in the world” when it claimed that is was sincere in resolving the “Indo-Naga political problem” and on the other hand stating that the demand for “sovereignty and integration of Naga inhabited areas is not negotiable”. Kilo Kilonser of GPRN/ NSCN (I-M), Keditsü Tsuzüh said Read more

Tension as SF ‘disrupts’ NSCN (IM) function

Mengujuma | December 12 : A column of the Assam Rifles from the Zubza outpost today created tension when the security forces “disrupted” the proceedings of an NSCN (IM) annual conference/pre-Christmas programme at Mengujuma village here today. As soon as the vote of thanks started, heavily-armed troops of the Assam Rifles in a mini-truck and a Gypsy disembarked at the Read more

Naga bodies observe International Human Rights Day

Imphal, December 11, 2009: The Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) along with Naga Women’s Union, Manpur (NWUM) and All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) observed the 61st International Human Rights Day yesterday at Oinam hill village in Senapati district. The theme of the observance was “Remember Oinam:Embrace Diversity; End Discrimination”. Villagers from the area who survived Operation Bluebird Read more

‘No amendments, just repeal AFSPA’

Dimapur, December 11 (MExN): International Human Rights watchdog Amnesty International today denounced  the Indian government’s attempt to amend the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and has demanded that Indian parliamentarians must repeal the black law.  Indian Parliamentarians voting on a government-introduced bill to amend the AFSPA must repeal the law instead, stated Amnesty International in a statement issued on Read more

Nobel Peace laureate reinforces Naga Hope

Dimapur | December 9 : One of the world’s best known Nobel Peace Laureates and the man chosen by President Nelson Mandela to chair South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has congratulated the Naga people for the steps being taken to bring about peace and reconciliation. In a rare but significant letter of encouragement, Desmond Tutu wrote Read more

Significant progress achieved on Reconciliation: FNR

Dimapur, December 9 (MExN): The Forum for Naga Reconciliation  has stated that “significant progress have been achieved with Naga Reconciliation” and that the recent Chiang Mai VII meet, November 30 to December 3, 2009, was further strengthened and affirmed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, in his letter to the Forum For Naga Reconciliation, dated December 1, 2009, from his office in Read more

Naga hope finds a voice in Japan

Naga hope finds a voice in Japan   For the past more than 50 years, the greater Indo-Naga political question has been birthing among others, a steady progression of wide-ranging attention from interests other than those political. The academic merits and scholastic application of the indigenous Nagas’ socio-political life have been explored in one and many ways, on one platform Read more