Stories Tagged 'Transitional justice act'
The federal parliament on Wednesday endorsed an amendment bill on the Commission on Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act-2014, clearing the legal hurdles for the extension of the terms of two transitional justice bodies.full story »
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.full story »
Any international experience on the TJ needs to be validated through wider consultationfull story »
Almost three years after the Supreme Court verdict, the government has drafted a bill on the amendment of acts of Commission on Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission. full story »
The government has finally prepared a draft for amending the Act governing the two transitional justice bodies, adhering to the Supreme Court verdict and international standards on transitional justice. The proposal is likely to be tabled in Parliament for endorsement in two weeks.full story »
Ten years after the end of the decade-long armed struggle during which nearly 1,500 citizens were disappeared—and two years after the formation of a commission to look into cases of disappearance—there is finally some clarity on the horizon when it comes to defining the “disappeared persons”.full story »