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They also blame Pakistani authorities of human rights violations and infringement upon their culture. Apart from organising protest rallies and other forms of agitation within Balochistan, they are also mobilising world opinion. ”Free Balochistan' ads appeared on about 100 London Buses in November last ...
The Asian Human Rights Commission today said it was deeply concerned by the foreseeable displacement of Khokana residents due to Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Project, one of Nepal's 'national pride' ... The fast track is also expected to serve Nepal's proposed second international airport in Nijgadh.

The documentary on the life of activist Perween Rahman, The Rebel Optimist, won an award at the 6th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival. Photo: Perween Rahman: The Rebel Optimist. KATHMANDU: The documentary on the life of activist Perween Rahman, The Rebel Optimist, won an award ...
The International Commission of Jurists submitted a written statement on human rights situation in Nepal to the 37th session of the Human Rights ... an oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council on transitional justice, prevention and impunity, highlighting the continuing problem of impunity in Nepal.
Addressing the high level segment of the session, Bairagi said the constitution of Nepal consolidates inclusive democratic polity, pluralism, the rule of law, representative and accountable government, social and economic justice, and universally recognised human rights and fundamental freedoms, the ...

Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi addressed the High-level Segment of the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, yesterday. In his address, Bairagi said the Universal Declaration of Human Rights remained the source of aspiration of mankind as a common standard of ...
Four films by Iranian filmmakers will be shown at the 6th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival, slated for March 7-10. Based in the capital Kathmandu, the festival intends to establish a forum for advancing human rights through screening films. The 15-minute short film 'It Rains Slowly' directed by ...

International human rights groups have slammed Nepal for failing to prosecute wartime rights abusers, saying the government did not show seriousness to deliver justice to the victims. The one-year extensions of Nepal's two transitional justice mechanisms without necessary legal and institutional reforms ...
The TRC and CIEDP have fallen short of international standards, both in constitution and operation, despite repeated orders by the Supreme Court of Nepal. Among other flaws, the current legal framework allows for the possibility of amnesties and effective impunity for gross human rights violations ...
Mar 20, 2018-The Indian government has decided to provide Rs 800,000 to the family of a Nepali man who died at the hands of Indian Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) ... This is the first time that the Indian government is providing compensation to a Nepali citizen saying that the SSB had violated the human rights by beating up ...
... by women or feature issues relating to women empowerment and human rights. The screened films will be ranked and four films will be awarded under the categories—Jury Award; Best Fiction Film (Nepali); Best Fiction Film (foreign); and Best Documentary—each carrying a cash purse of NRs 40,000.
The 6th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF) 2018 with the theme 'Empowering Women' kicked-off on March 7 at Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu and it will go on from March 7 to March 10. 71 films from over 30 countries around the world made on human rights ...
The Sixth Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF) was held during March 7-10, 2018 in Kathmandu. Over 30 selected films from around the globe made on human rights issues were screened during the festival. The NHRIFF also screened three other Iranian films including 'Compatriot' ...


 

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