Over six decades— that’s how long the Indian state of Manipur has been under the Indian government’s martial law. That means the army can kill, torture, or arrest anyone for mere suspicion.
When the law doesn’t protect you, how do you protect yourself from the law? The Indigenous women of Manipur have been defending themselves and their communities from one of the largest armies in the world for decades using the power of their own bodies.
Tune in to our second episode to hear from Binalakshmi Nepram, one of today’s leaders in the struggle to free Manipur from state-imposed violence.