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Khil Raj Regmi sees Col. Kumar Lama, forgets legal principles

Khil Raj Regmi after just three months of politicking has forgotten years of legal training and speaks out on behalf of an alleged torturer, claiming that international law requires the court to return Lama to Nepal. Clearly this is one … Continue reading

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OHCHR annoyed that TRC has been watered down

Make no doubt about it, amnesties for war crimes are illegal under international law. Note for example Charles Taylor who was ousted from Sierra Leone on the promise of an amnesty only to be nabbed a bit later and taken … Continue reading

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Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON) press release is clueless

When it comes to ridiculous NGO press releases, this one from the Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON) should win a prize. The only thing that is correct is that Kumar Lama¬†should¬†be tried in Nepal. But he hasn’t been. The … Continue reading

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UK uses universal jurisdiction, arrests col. Kumar Lama for torture

Very interesting to see universal jurisdiction used in the UK. It’s quite rarely used. We can bet the government are angry. UK police charge Nepalese colonel with 2 counts of torture during civil war British police say they have charged … Continue reading

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