Stories Tagged 'Serious human rights violations'
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which faces scathing criticism for delaying investigation into the war-era cases of human rights violations, has said its work will be bogged down deeper since the government hasn’t released funds necessary for the probe.Forty days after the new fiscal year, the TRC has received budget enough only for the salary of its staff while there is no money to cover their travel expenses or payments for the services of experts investigating the cases.
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Four Nepal Army units, which were among a dozen units under the US government restrictions for severe human rights violations during the decade-long Maoist insurgency, have cleared the human rights vetting, according to a document released by the outgoing Army chief touting his accomplishments during his tenure.
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The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has urged Nepal to revise its draft Criminal Code Bill in line with international human rights standards to ensure justice for victims of serious human rights violations.
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Victims are on the frontline of a new approach to activism as Nepalis no longer trust politicians and NGOs
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