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Nepal: TRC about to be watered down (again)

Expect bad news and headlines including “watering down”. Nepal revising TRC ordinance: Envoy tells HR Council Nepalese Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva has told the international community that Nepal is committed … Continue reading

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Truth and justice, peace and reconciliation, anything?

We shouldn’t be surprised that the truth and justice commission morphed into the peace and reconciliation commission and now will likely be the ignore-and-use-the-donor-cash-to-build-a-new-house commission. Letter Re: Executive Ordinance on Commission of Inquiry on Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation Your … Continue reading

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Update on Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Excellent update on the progress (of lack of) in the TRC by the Asian Center for Human Rights Justice eludes Nepal On 22 April 2012, groups representing victims of human rights violations both the security forces and the Maoists released … Continue reading

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Maoist-parties agreement begins to bite

Several weeks after the widely-acclaimed agreement between the Maoists and the other political parties which saw a decision on a “peace and┬áreconciliation” committee, we are starting to see the outcomes. Rather than “truth and justice” the government has decided, once … Continue reading

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