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It’s official: Maoists are no longer “terrorists”

The world’s most aggressive state has, after six years of peace, removed the Maoists from their blacklist of “terrorist organisations”. Presumably they’ve removed the UCPN (Maoist) rather than just ‘Maoists’. Perhaps the new splinter groups are still on it? Nepal … Continue reading

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Parties agree Maoist integration, at expense of victims

It’s great news, unless you were a victim. If you were, then you would be looking at this and thinking that over the past few years your War Crimes Commission has been watered down into a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, … Continue reading

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IRIN speaks with ostracised women

Nepal’s efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for the widows, rape victims and former Maoist combatants now tainted by social stigma, activists say. “Because women have held guns and … Continue reading

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People killed during conflict: 13,347

INSEC’s documentation of the number of people killed during the conflict is the closest we have to the real figures. Number of Victims Killed by State and Maoist in Connection with the “People’s War”

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