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A decade on, Maina’s mother, Devi Sunar, is still struggling for justice
Eight years after Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), process to form Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC) has finally started.
World Report 2015 by Human Rights Watch says Nepal’s political parties seem intent on ensuring ongoing impunity for war crimes.
The Supreme Court has ordered the government to halt the process of outsourcing the printing of machine readable passports, in the wake of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal’s statement that he was forced to award the contract to India to please the coalition parties. Republica writes: Responding to a writ petition filed against the government´s […]
The High Level Political Mechanism held its first meeting after the demise of its coordinator Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday, but was pretty inconsequential since the three parties are still arguing about who should lead the mechanism. Republica says the parties “agreed to appoint the new coordinator after holding broad discussions on the upcoming days.” […]
The day 23 Tibetans exiles were handed over to the immigration authority for defying prohibitory orders and staging a protest against China, the United States released a damning report on China’s human rights record. Republica reports: The United States criticized China´s “worsening” human rights record accusing the communist country of torturing Tibetan “repatriated from Nepal” as […]
Tuesday’s Naya Patrika had a story about the police officer involved in Jamim Shah’s murder. We missed the news in The Brief yesterday, but would like to include it here because the reporter who wrote the story is getting death threats. From Naya Patrika: Nepal Police officer Prakash Chhetri has said that he helped the […]