Amnesty International Nepal
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Basanta Nagar, Balaju
Telephone: (977-1) 4364706 / (977-1) 4365431
Fax at: (977-1) 4354987
Victims and Human rights community expressed that Truth and
Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on
Enforced Disappeared Persons cannot give an output in absence of proper
mechanism, resources, the acts and if the political parties does not
take the issue seriously, the process can get complicated in the coming
days. They reiterated that commissions are intended to escape the
perpetrator rather than to ensure justice to the victims. Speaking in
the Interaction on 17th July 2016, Suman Adhikari- Chair of Conflict
victims' common platform (CVCP) Nepal said that the timeline for
complaints should be kept open so that none of the victims are left out.
In this briefing, Amnesty International documents how police subjected members of the Indigenous Tharu community in Kailali district in Nepal’s Far-Western Tarai in the southern plains part of the country, to arbitrary arrests, torture and other ill-treatment, and coerced some of them into signing “confessions” in connection with the killings of eight security personnel and a child in Tikapur, Dhangadhi on 24 August 2015.
Amnesty International Day
Political parties and human rights community expressed commitment to
end culture of impunity into ongoing transitional justice process in the
country. Speaking in the program organized by Amnesty
International Nepal on 27 May 2016, Sher Bahadur Deuba- Former Prime
Minister and President of Nepali Congress said it is the obligation of
State to ensure justice to the victims and the culprits be punished.
10th National Youth Mela
Over 75 Youth Activists were equipped with necessary knowledge and skills to campaign for the protection and promotion of human rights in their communities and well as the across the globe. 10th National Youth Mela, a Campaigning Capacity Building initiative of AI Nepal for its youth members held from 26 to 28 March 2016 in Pokhara allowed a space for the participants to share their knowledge and experiences.
Amnesty International's Annual Report 2015/16 Release
Amnesty International's Annual Report 2014/15 made public in Nepal amid a
Press meet on 24 February 2016 (12 Phagun 2072). The report, launched
globally on the same day, documents the state of human rights in 160
countries and territories in 2015. It highlights the suffering endured
by many, be it through conflict, displacement, discrimination or
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