Stories Tagged 'National human rights commission'
Some two weeks after the government decided to endorse an amendment bill to revise the existing act of the National Human Rights Commission, an act that undermines the institution’s authority, a squad of the Nepal Police tried to forcibly enter its regional office in Nepalgunj.
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The National Human Rights Commission has objected to a bill to amend the National Human Rights Commission Act-2012, saying the government is trying to undermine the rights body’s authority by forcing it to recommend the cases it has investigated to the attorney general.
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The National Human Rights Commission has expressed its deep concerns over the recent incidents of bomb blast and arson attacks in various places across the country resulting in loss of human life and property.
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The government has started consultation with the conflict victims to find a solution to the ongoing deadlock in the investigation of war-era crimes.
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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn the government’s attention towards the ongoing hunger strike of Ganga Maya Adhikari to demand justice for her son Krishna Prasad who was abducted and murdered by the Maoist rebels in 2004.
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The recently held conference on impunity has shown that South Asia stands together against human rights abuses
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