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The Ultimate Oppression

By: loyA maisnaM *



I have seen many children and adolescents holding catapults in their hand, fought against the state police and para-military forces. Not merely, police caught the protestors and the violators of CrPc 144 by charging the rubber bullets and tear gases, and it is not the end, many others are also found beaten black and blues by police. Many civilians including elderly women are injured with rubber bullets and by tear gases. Thousands of protestors across the nation have seen against the brutal custodial killing of Th. Manorama, and for the removal of the Armed Forces Special Power Act 1958.

The echoes for a 'justice' and the painful agony of the people against the vengeance and brutality behaviours of para-military forces and state force, has enthralled all around the valley areas, hilly regions and each landscape of the conflict effected regions of the world. I have also seen that we are almost facing the ultimate oppression of the neo-imperialistic adopted landlordism. All is only because of the Armed Forces Special Power Act 1958. It was 1958 august, the Armed Forces Act was passed in the Parliament and then came in the state in 1980 the Sept. of 9th.

And now we have seen that Armed Forces Special Power Act 1958 is the mother of all black laws. The power of licensed to kill has made our state and the other contiguous regions the helpless meadow, and so far rewards us only the brutal bullets and the fearful mindset in every people of the region. Our civil society do not have any kind of security and we are safe nowhere. It is ironical that our leaders do not have the knowledge of representative's responsibilities in our democratically elected state. Simply they are not taking any initiative and responsibility of the civil society, but yet, they really do the deployment of countless forces. And it is still that, their words to build bridges though, where there is no river at all.

We have seen, while in the West Bank and Gaza Strip many boys and girls, men and women fight responsibly against the Israeli interferences; we have seen in Mogadishu the ethnic crisis and the civil war due to a meritocracy Govt. which America claimed as genocidal war within the country and now, here we are no less than other wars, we could simply call our war as Genocidal political Sanction. It is very clear that the act like AFSPA which has no definitions of offences and the absolute power to utilized it confers are exercisable in an area declared as 'disturbed area', has enacted in the state in the name of insurgency and militancy problems, by tranquilizing the society without drugs. So that's why we could simply called it as Genocidal Political Sanction'.

The present Govt. is traumatizing the civil society beneath his illogical political strategies. One could easily count his step as win-loss policy. He has made many commit less diversion to simplify the present political turmoil of the state. Now, we need not to remain in a shameful manner as the Govt. is in delaying tactics, but we should construct a more sophisticated idealism towards the human peace development of the state with full security against all kind of undemocratic state-force's oppression. The state security forces and the paramilitary persons are less aware of how a civil society and the national securities mutually interrelated.

They need to be learned more lesson of the moral disciplines and their responsibilities of the public welfares, and need to be aware what the National Security really stand for. The responsibilities here they conferred, in the state, which we called today as draconian or brutal treatment is being deemed by their indecent and immoral threats. Now, we are no confused in any position by stating such bashful expressions.

Here we are confined in a dogma of illogical and irrational laws imposition in our state. This obviously threats the national security of the civil society, and we are nowhere to run which we could consider as the safe heaven. It is a bitter brutality that the security forces treating against the civilian persons. The way they tortured is no less than any other American or the British troops done in Iraq or in other occupied territories.

We are facing no less than the police brutality by discriminating the black peoples in the Mississippi or in the Alabama. We are facing no less tortured and psychological wars from the security forces, comparing with the rest war effect zones of the world. It is a shameful portray for the state police forces that a folk of naked mothers laid before the western Kangla gate (17th Assam Rifles' gate) with the banners 'RAPE US', 'TAKE OUR FLESH', etc. We can't simply discount such democratic protest and we can entitle as "THE LEGEND OF WOMEN NAKED FOLK". They can't easily ignore that the mothers are also their too.

It is better to remind for the state forces that the present war do really have their shares. We have no democratic rights in a largest democratic country of the world. It would be a mindful history that the brutality of the police against the helpless civilian people. In fact they are violating the Article 3, of the Geneva Convention of 1949, which definitely established the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War. We have clearly seen such violation in Lamlai and in other places of the state.

In the meantime, we are again better in focusing our views by marking the Bengal's noted social activist and writer Mahessweta's demand of justice for the brutal killing of Th. Manorama by the 17th Assam Rifles. "The Government should not make two laws, if the law justified by hanging Dhananjoy Chatterjee as capital punishment in the Alipur Central Jail against the brutal killing of a 14yrs old Hetal Parekh in 1990, then the Govt. should not made another law for the Th. Manorama." It is also better for the Govt. to remind the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women"




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This article was written on the 30th of August, 2004

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