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OHCHR spokesperson for human rights slams army

Not even remotely surprising. Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville We are concerned about the reported request to the Government of Nepal by the Nepal Army to promote Colonel Raju Basnet to the rank of … Continue reading

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End the Haliya system in Nepal say the NHRC, NDC, NWC and UN

Although the September 2008 agreement between the Government of Nepal and Federation of National Haliya Liberation Society formally declared the liberation of Haliyas, tangible outcomes have yet to be achieved. The draft Haliya Prohibition Bill has not been passed, and the Government has … Continue reading

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NDC, NHRC and OHCHR welcome verdict on caste-based discrimination and urge swift implementation

Describing it as an important step forward in the fight against discrimination in Nepal, the National Dalit Commission (NDC), the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) welcome an important judgment in … Continue reading

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