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What does AFSPA stand for?

AFSPA stands for Armed Forces Special Powers Act (India)


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Samples in periodicals archive:

Speakers at the seminar have said that human rights violation in occupied Kashmir are on the rise due to impunity that the Indian troops enjoy under draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act in the territory.
He later held talks with senior ministers on whether to lift the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in four districts of the region, but decided against taking any action.
Speakers at the seminar have said that human rights violation in occupied Kashmir are on the rise due to impunity that the Indian troops enjoy under draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act in the territory.
The draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was introduced in 1990 to give the army and paramilitary forces -- who number half a million today -- sweeping powers to detain people, use deadly force and destroy property.