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Human Rights violation in India has been on the rise in recent years. Close to the heels on violations in Orissa, and Chattisgarh, come reports about Human Rights violation in Nagaland. The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights has been expressing its concerns over atrocities committed by the Assam Rifles .  They feel that the military should understand their purpose in protecting civilians. 

A human rights body in Nagaland has expressed concern over what it called a psychological warfare launched against people in the Naga-inhabited areas in the Northeast, including neighbouring Manipur, by the Assam Rifles. The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) in a statement said that the move by the Assam Rifles vitiated the conducive atmosphere prevailing in the areas at a time when there was a ceasefire in operation with Naga underground groups. The NPMHR cited the tension at Wokha in Nagaland last December  which arose after a standoff between local people and Assam Rifles – and at Sirohi village in Manipur’s Ukhrul district, to claim that the incidents were disturbing signs of instability merging out of lack of progress in the Naga political talks. Read more at http://www.indopia.in/India-usa-uk-news/latest-news/488860/National/1/20/1

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