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Nepal: Police Must Refrain From Using Excessive Force in Protests

Amnesty International has called upon the Nepali Police and Armed Police Force to refrain from using excessive and lethal force during ongoing demonstrations against an agreement by Nepal’s major political parties to form six federally-administered states under the proposed new Constitution. The organization has called the government to immediately send clear instructions to the police only to use proportionate force. In addition it has demanded, a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into the police killings and beatings must take place.

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International Justice Day

Draft Constitution Flaws to Ensure Justice

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Conflict victims together with human rights community in Nepal expressed their serious concerns as the draft constitution, if finalized as it appears now, will fail to ensure justice to the victims of a decade long armed conflict.

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International Justice Day

Umbrella Rally

The day kicked off with Umbrella Rally in the morning. The rally led Conflict Victims Common Platform (CVCP) together with Amnesty International Nepal, Advocacy Forum Nepal, Conflict Victims Common Platform (CVCP)....

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Public Statement

Nepal: Extend Time for Public Consultation on New Constitution Repeal Regressive Aspects of Draft

Amnesty International made its position on draft constitution public by issuing a public statement on 22 July 2015 (6 Srawan 2072). The organization, expressing concern, in the context, the rights of women and marginalized communities, such as dalits in particular are not clearly and sufficiently protected in the draft, has called to address the number of shortcomings urgently in the draft constitution. Nepal’s new draft constitution, adopted by the country’s Constituent Assembly on June 7, 2015 was put forward for a two-week public consultation period.

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Statement on resignation of board members from Amnesty International Nepal

Amnesty International issued a press statement on 16 June 2015 (1 Ashar 2072) responding resignation of Board Members of Amnesty International Nepal. The organization has respected the rights of individuals to disagree with Amnesty International. However, the organization has refuted their accusations that our work on two particular cases in Nepal should have been handled differently.

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