NPMHR accuses State Govt
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, May 05 2010: Accusing the State Government of trying to suppress the rights of certion section of the people with the active support of some organisations, the Naga Peoples' Movement for Human Rights has stated that the decision to ban the entry of Th Muivah into Manipur is another evidence of its policy.

In a statetment issued to the press today, the rights body said that it is the right of the Nagas to welcome him and 'this decision is informed by our desire for peace and harmony' and not as painted by the Government of Manipur and some organisations.

Stating that the NPMHR has no option but to believe that the Government of Manipur does not safe guard peace and harmony but promotes intolerance and violence.

The rights body further said that the history of Manipur is wrought with the quest for self determination by different peoples of the State, respecting and supporting each other in this quest is in the best interest of everyone.

NPMHR also questioned if it is right to militarise Naga inhabited areas, while there is stiff opposition to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

The rights body has also appealed to all Nagas as well as other communities to uphold the principles and values of peace and harmony.