Concerned by ongoing political violence in Nepal, UN rights office urges peaceful resolution to crisis

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Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors in Nepal, the United Nations human rights office on Tuesday called on the authorities to respect dissenting voices and seek a peaceful solution with demonstrators.  “The rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly are essential elements in the promotion…

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Nepal labourers working at Qatar World Cup sites denied permission to return home after earthquake

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As if to confirm suspicions of what international human rights organizations branded ‘slavery’, Qatar’s Nepal work force is being restrained from journeying back home to mourn their family members who were victims of the earthquake on 25 April. According to The Independent, legions of Nepali labourers contracted to expedite World Cup…

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NEPAL: Victims demand transparency

Published in The E-Kantipur on Jan. 07 :: As the Recommendation Committee is preparing a roster of candidates for the commissions on truth and reconciliation and enforced disappearances, a group of conflict victims and rights activists have approached the National Human Rights Commission to take initiative to making the transitional…

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