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Asia: South & Central Why Indian activist Irom Sharmila is ending her 16-year hunger strike

After 16 years of being force-fed through a tube, Ms. Sharmila says she will break her fast in order to enter politics. 

After being force-fed through a tube for 16 years, Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila says she is ending her hunger strike and setting her sights on a new strategy to invoke change: running for office. 

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