Irom Sharmila lies on a hospital bed in Imphal, India, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010. The extremely frail 38-year-old woman dubbed "The Iron Lady" marked 10 years without voluntarily taking food or water ... more 
Irom Sharmila lies on a hospital bed in Imphal, India, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010. The extremely frail 38-year-old woman dubbed "The Iron Lady" marked 10 years without voluntarily taking food or water Thursday, a hunger strike launched to protest the anti-terror law that grants Indian soldiers sweeping powers to crack down on rebels. Sharmila, a locally published poet, began her hunger strike after paramilitary soldiers gunned down 10 civilians near a bus stop in Imphal, saying they suspected militants were in the area after separatist rebels had ambushed troops two days earlier. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Bullu Raj
Sat, Nov 6, 2010 10:33 AM EDT