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The U.S. State Department has released its first human rights report fully compiled under the Trump administration, and it's generating controversy for several ... Human Rights Watch pointed out that the report is silent on the obstacles many women face in countries from Bolivia to Poland to Nepal on ...
The arrest of the Nepal Army officer Kumar Lama in London in January 2013 was under the universal jurisdiction, which allows most of the European countries to put to trial any perpetrators of human rights in their land. Since the arrest of Lamam, many Nepali Maoist leaders (including Maoist Centre ...

On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I would like to extend my sincerest congratulations on your appointment as Prime Minister, following Nepal's ... its May 5, 2011 declaration by the Council of Ministers that schools must be “Zones of Peace,” Nepal has been a leader on declaring that students, teachers, and ...
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Apr 18, 2018-The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca lauded Nepal's reforms, political transformation and peace process on ... Deuba, Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission Arup Sharma, and leaders of other political parties, women and civil society representatives.
The conference is organized by the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal. The representatives of Human Rights Commissions and institutions, human rights activists from 20 countries including India are participating in 3 day event. The theme of conference is "Identifying Challenges, Assessing ...

KATHMANDU: Nepal will host an international conference next week to address the issues relating to human rights and impunity in South Asia. ... Heads of transitional, justice mechanism, heads of diplomatic missions in Nepal, human rights activists, victims of rights violations and civil society members will ...
KATHMANDU: Thirty-four Human Rights activists have been detained for staging a sit-in at Baluwatar, in front of the Prime Minister's official residence, ... alleged conspirator and Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal MP Resham Chaudhary and on Maoist Centre leader Dhungel have been doing rounds of late.
Adak has left Nepal for India following his release secured with the help of Nepalese human rights organization, HURON. “I don't know how the Nepalese police knew about the photo on Facebook. We can only assume it is interference from the Chinese. Nowadays the situation for Tibetans in Nepal is ...
We only think of America, UK and Switzerland as ultimate travel destinations and don't even consider visiting Asian countries like Sri-Lanka, Nepal, Iran. ... The British High Commission announced an annual scholarship on International Women's Day to honour the struggle of the late human rights activist ...
The Commission is taking place from 12 to 23 March, with the theme, 'Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls,' bringing together global leaders, non-governmental organizations, private sector actors, UN partners and activists from around ...
Dalai Lama, listed as one of the chief guests, will not attend the Indian Science Congress, say reports: Officials in the Tibetan administration in exile said the spiritual leader had no plans to visit Manipur this week. United Nations human rights experts blame Facebook for spreading hatred against Rohingya ...
She had been educated through a programme supported by UNFPA and the government's Women and Children's Office, which trains community leaders, activists and youth about human rights, as well as the harms of child marriage. “I was not against my parents, but against their mindset that a girl should ...
Josefina Bergstein has done several stories on torture victims in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and other countries. In the present documentary “The Activist”, she covers the problems involved in human rights work in the Asian countries through a long interview with Basil Fernando, Human Rights lawyer ...
Media personnel and activists at interaction programme on “Human Trafficking & Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and role of Media” ... stressed on the need of putting an end to human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children citing it as a serious problem facing Nepal.
In a move toward consolidation of communist forces, Nepal's two major leftist parties – the Communist Party Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) CPN-UML and Communist Party Nepal .... At the same time, Prachanda and the other Maoists leaders want protection from war-era human rights violations cases.
DOHA: Community Police Department at the Ministry of Interior in collaboration with Overseas Nepali Forum Qatar organised a workshop to educate the ... The Qatar's Labour Law of 2016 of Nepali version translated by Prof Mohammed Ramzan Ali Miya, a Doha-based Nepali human rights activist and ...

Top political leaders, however, do not want to empower commissions with full rights to investigate and prosecute war-era cases. The reason is clear: many top leaders of the major parties were involved in serious human rights violations and they fear prosecution. As parties are not serious about amending ...
... a human rights activist, said, “We are fighting violence against women with no ill-intention and our only motive is to help the victims get justice. However, we are under increasing threat of attacks. Sometimes we even get life threats,” she said. Maya Lama, who works for Makawanpur branch of Maiti Nepal, ...
HETAUDA, MAKAWANPUR: Human rights activists fighting against violence against women (VAW) are becoming targets of perpetrators lately, said a woman right activist Aarati Pathak. “We are into this profession without ill intention. Our work is to provide justice to victims. We are in a mission against rape, ...
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 ...
Last August, following pressure from human rights activists, the Nepalese government passed new legislation sanctioning the destruction of Chhaupadi huts and imposing three-month jail sentences and 3,000 rupee ($37) fines for those subjecting women to the ritual. This follows the banning of the ritual in ...


 

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