This Human Rights Activist Finally Ends A Nearly 16-Year Hunger Strike
Iconic activist Irom Sharmila finally ended the hunger strike she started nearly 16 years ago to protest India's Armed Forces Special Powers Act.By Briana Altergott | August 9, 2016
"I am being the real embodiment of revolution," Irom Sharmila told reporters as she ended her hunger strike.
This human rights activist started a hunger strike nearly 16 years ago to protest India's Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
And on Tuesday morning, she finally broke her fast, which ended up being the longest hunger strike in history.