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Donald Trump's Travel Ban is Unconstitutional, Inhumane and Illogical

As shells exploded around their home in a besieged neighborhood of Ta'iz, Yemen, brothers Yahia and Maher, then age 16 and 18, took shelter beneath the staircase.

Here they remained for three days, with a dwindling supply of food and water. As dawn broke on the fourth day they made a run for it, dodging gunfire. "Bullets were hitting close to their feet as they ran," their mother, Fatima, a green card holder, told Amnesty crisis interviewers. "Luckily they were not injured."

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डोनाल्ड ट्रम्पको संशोधित अध्यागमन प्रतिबन्ध असंवैधानिक, अमानवीय र तर्कहीन

डोनाल्ड ट्रम्पको संशोधित अध्यागमन प्रतिबन्धमा मुस्लिमहरुप्रति डरको दृष्टिले हेर्ने नीति अवलम्बन गरिएको देखिन्छ र भाइरसजस्तै यो अझ गहिरो चोटमा परिवर्तन हुदै जाने सलिल शेठ्ठी तर्क गर्छन् ।

यमनको ताइज क्षेत्रमा अवस्थित उनीहरुको घर वरिपरि गोलाबारी हुँदा त्यति बेला क्रमशः १६ र १८ बर्षका याहिया र माहेर घरको भ¥याङ मुनि लुक्नपुगेका थिए ।

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AI News

Nepal: Investigation urgently needed after security forces shoot protesters dead

Nepal’s authorities must promptly investigate the security forces who opened fire on a crowd of protestors in Saptari district in the Tarai, Nepal’s southern plains, killing three people and injuring 16, Amnesty International said today.

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Annual Global Report Launch

Amnesty International's Annual Global Report 2016/17 Released

Amnesty International's (AI) Annual Global Report 2016/17 was released in Nepal on 22nd February, 2017 (11 Falgun, 2073). The report documents the state of human rights in 159 countries and territories and reveals that there was a global push back against human rights in 2016.

Mr.  Nirajan Thapaliya , Director of AI ,Nepal   presented on the synopsis of the report including the Nepal Entry followed by the release from Mr. Rajan Kuikel, Chairperson of AI  Nepal and  Mr. Nutan Thapaliya , Founder of AI Nepal.

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Nepal: Key Moment for Justice

"The Government of Nepal Cannot Continue to Ignore the Rights of Victims to Justice, Truth and Reparation"

The mandates of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons (COID) should be extended indefinitely to ensure that justice, accountability, and reparations are achieved for the thousands of victims of Nepal’s brutal civil war, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today.

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Former Nepalese Ambassador to Qatar Honoured as AI Member

Amnesty International Nepal takes the pleasure of having Mr. Surya Nath Mishra, former Nepalese Ambassador to Qatar as the honorary member of Amnesty International Nepal.

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Need of Local Level Interventions to Address Problems Faced By Migrant Communities

The stakeholders and migrant communities expressed the dire need of establishing information dissemination structure at local level to make migration safe and dignified. Amnesty International Nepal in coordination with local civil society organisations organised interaction in Mohattari and Saptari district, the districts with higher foreign labor migration.

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SOCIAL AUDIT

Amnesty International (AI) Nepal organized press conference on 12 September 2016 in Pokhara aiming to publicize its financial detail of fiscal year 2072/73 including from where how much money received and where that spent.

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25TH NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING

The 25th Annual General Meeting (National Council Meeting) of Amnesty International (AI) Nepal held on 10 and 11 September 2016 in Pokhara. The highest policy making body meets every year and this year's meeting was the continuation of the internal democratic exercise. The AGM was divided into three different sessions, vig Inaugural Session, Business Session and Election of National Committees.

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Human Rights

Government Should Ensure Timely Justice to Victims to Avoid Further Complications

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.

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