Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila speaks to the media outside a prison hospital in Imphal

Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila speaks to the media outside a prison hospital in Imphal

Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila fared poorly in a recent state election while in many jurisdictions, criminals are voted into office. Photo: Reuters

March 18, 2017 2:52 PM (UTC+8)