Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Prachanda to address Nepal indigenous community’s demands

Kathmandu: The newly elected Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" on Tuesday expressed his commitment to amend the Constitution to address the demands...

Nepal: NHRC urges govt to implement ILO Convention 169 National Action...

Aug 8, 2016- National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn the government attention to approve and implement the draft of ILO Convention 169 national...

Nepal: Investigate police torture of Tharu community members

A new report published today by Amnesty International reveals how members of the indigenous Tharu community in Nepal’s Tarai plains were subjected to arbitrary...
Children from Haku village in an IDP camp

Nepal: A Year After Nepal’s Killer Quake, the Tamangs Continue to...

After the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal, people from Haku fled for their lives with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Haku (Nepal): Haku...

What became of 1,400 people who disappeared in Nepal?

A decade after a bloody war ended, Nepal has begun a transitional justice process for those who suffered during war. More than 10 years after...
a call for World Bank community engagement in Nepal

Powerless: a call for World Bank community engagement in Nepal

In mid-February the government of Nepal declared an energy crisis and began importing electricity from India in the hope of ending the daily power...

Nepal: Local Indigenous peoples protest army mobilization in Dhorpatan hunting reserve

At least two international conventions ratified by Nepal make it mandatory for the government to consult local indigenous people before deploying the army in...

False dawn in Kathmandu: how PM Oli lost the plot &...

Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli heads one of the strangest coalitions imaginable in parliamentary politics. Maoists form the mainstay of his government...

Nepali government must urgently address constitutional grievances before winter brings catastrophe,...

The government of Nepal must urgently address concerns about the new constitution, which fails to adequately protect the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples,...