The author challenges the AFSPA — a law granting unadulterated power to the Armed Forces in dealing with civilians residing in "disturbed areas."
The articles talks about the different aspects of the AFSPA and how it affected the people of the regions covered by the law.
The author presents a critical analysis of the AFSPA act, shows how the act violates human rights domestically & internationally & the many instances of it.
The opinions of various institutions and officials is divided on the AFSPA. It is often argued whether it should be revoked or not.