Gosh cannot believe it. Kavita On 8 Aug 2017 13:39, "Henri Tiphagne" <he...@pwtn.org> wrote:
> > > > > > > > > *People’s Watch appeals to the police and citizens not to disturb Irom > Sharmila in Kodaikanal.* > > People’s Watch condemns the engineered moves, presumably by non-government > organisations, objecting to the proposed marriage of Ms. Irom Sharmila, the > Iron Lady of Manipur with Mr. Desmond Coutinho before the Marriage > Registrar, Kodaikanal. > > If there is a living embodiment of non-violence in this country, > it is none other than Irom Sharmila, who is a recipient of several > international awards for staging the world’s longest protest by fasting for > 16 years to ensure life without the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. > > When Kodaikanal can be home to a number of foreigners, to > persons from all over India who are welcome as tourists and property > holders or teachers in the international schools, how can Irom Sharmila be > denied her right to stay is Kodaikanal? She has every right to exercise her > freedom of movement enshrined in the Constitution of our country. > > People’s Watch is shocked to understand that the DSP of > Kodaikanal, Mr. Selvam, is pressurizing her and her fiancé to leave Kodai > hills on the basis of petitions being presented to him by communal forces. > > People’s Watch appeals to all individuals, property owners, Institution > heads as well as the strongly secular population of Kodaikanal to resist > the attempted forced eviction of Irom Sharmila by the police and openly > support Irom Sharmila’s right to life, right to choose her partner, right > to reside and her right to freely move about wherever she desires. > > Irom Sharmila belongs to this nation. She is one of us. This is > one of the best example of integration of the North East with the rest of > India. Let us demonstrate our often pronounced respect for gender justice & > women rights through our support to this valiant upholder of peace, > tranquility and non-violence. > > People’s Watch urges the police to provide protection to her and > her husband. The police must perform their constitutional obligations > rather than aligning with the few communal, anti-secular, divisive and > criminal forces of Kodaikanal. > > > > Madurai > > 08.08.2017 > > > > (HENRI TIPHAGNE) > > > > For further information, please contact > > *Alina Tiphagne – 9717571075 <097175%2071075>* > > *Jeyakumar - 9994368524 <099943%2068524>* > > > > > > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "UPR III Endorsees" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to upr3endorsees+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to upr3endors...@googlegroups.com. > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/upr3endorsees. > To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/ > msgid/upr3endorsees/00d301d3101d%24e6b3b7b0%24b41b2710%24%40pwtn.org > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/upr3endorsees/00d301d3101d%24e6b3b7b0%24b41b2710%24%40pwtn.org?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> > . > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "humanrights movement" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to humanrights-movement+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/humanrights-movement. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.