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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has welcomed the government’s initiative towards amending the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, while calling for making the amendment bill fully consistent with Nepal’s obligations under international law.
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A week after the government formally decided to wind up the United Nations’ political office in Nepal, officials on Tuesday asked the UN agency for its drawdown plan. The government has already written to the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) to wrap up its Nepal office within three months.
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Concerned by the ongoing protests in Tarai districts, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has urged all parties to engage in a meaningful, inclusive and open dialogue.
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Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the UN rights body has expressed deep concerns over the continued violence during the protests in southern belt.
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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has expressed its concerns over the continuing political violence in Nepal.
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein has offered to provide technical advice and support to Nepal in the transitional justice process.
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