Stories Tagged 'Disappeared'
On a chilly evening on January 3, 2004, about a dozen police officers in civilian clothing came to the Bhotahiti-based shop of Hira Bahadur Roka and asked him to come along for questioning. They didn’t tell him what it was about or where he was being taken, but they assured him that he’d be released within a few hours.Fourteen years later, Roka’s family is still waiting for him to return. Following months of search, the family discovered that Roka had been taken to Maharajgunj-based Bhairavnath Battalion of Nepal Army, after he was held inside a few police stations within the Valley.
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Maoist leaders have dissolved their party and sold out those who fought for them
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Relief payments alone are not enough for the families of disappeared persons—they need to know what happened
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The relatives and family members of the victims of enforced disappearances in Parsa said officials of the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) had not paid attention to their complaints even after its tenure had been extended by a year in February. They requested the CIEDP to start investigation into the reported cases soon.
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The Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) has urged the government to criminalise the enforced disappearances.
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