NEPAL

ACHR REVIEW

  • Nepal: The High Commissionerís Human Rights Folly, 24 January 2011
  • Nepal: Breaking the impasse, 21 September 2009
  • OHCHR's challenge in Nepal, 6 November 2008
  • Another Commission is not enough: Ram Hari Shrestha and the Corrosive Impact of Impunity on Nepalís Unsteady Peace, 22 May 2008
  • OHCHR in Nepal: An early warning for NGOs, 31 October 2007
  • Has Nepal's Peace Process Come to an End? 19 September 2007
  • Nepal's Maoists: Running Out of Issues, 12 September 2007
  • Nepal: Betrayal of justice, 07 February 2007
  • Nepal : In the throes of more wars, 17 January 2007
  • Blackmail by Nepal's Maoists, 20 December 2006
  • Nepal: The price of peace, 17 May 2006
  • Nepal: One Year of Royal Anarchy, 1 February 2006
  • Nepal: End of the anachronistic monarchy? 14 December 2005
  • Torture in Nepal: A Case for Investigation by CAT, 2 November 2005
  • Nepal: The case for sanctions and extension of restrictive measures, 5 October 2005
  • UNGA must act on Nepal, 14 September 2005
  • NHRC of Nepal: The state of denial and threat to the victims, 24 August 2005
  • The Ugly Case: NHRC of Nepal, 10 August 2005
  • Nepal: The Maoists' conflict and impact on the rights of the child, 18 May 2005
  • The Challenge of Restoring Democracy in Nepal, 20 April 2005
  • International Inaction on Nepal, 6 April 2005
  • UNDP and OHCHR in Nepal: A test case for rights, 9 March 2005
  • Footnotes, quotes and acknowledgements in a State of emergency, 23 February 2005
  • Nepal: End of the puppet shows, 2 February 2005
  • India: Failing Nepal at her own perils, 15 December 2004
  • Teaching a King to dialogue, 29 September 2004
  • Nepal: Protection of human rights in anarchy, 21 April 2004
  • Confronting State Terrorism, 24 March 2004
  • NHRC of Nepal: Stands tall amidst ruins, 18 February 2004
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    NEPAL IN MEDIA

  • ANI NEWS
    ACHR says Chief Justice Regmi becoming an obstacle to holding free and fair polls in Nepal, 23 May 2013
  • Kashmir Watch
    Nepal: Regmi is becoming an obstacle; international community must help to organize free and fair elections, 23 May 2013
  • Beyond Headlines
    ACHR Urges PM to take up Human Rights Abuses Issue with Nepalese Maoists Leader Prachanda, 29 April 2013
  • Nepal News
    Delhi-based rights group urges Indian PM to ask Dahal to ensure accountability for past abuses, 29 April 2013
  • The Kathmandu Post
    Made in India, 6 May 2010
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    Maoists worst rights offenders, 13 April 2010
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    ACHR bats for OHCHR, 4 March 2010
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Seize the day, 15 January 2010
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    Right bodys call to Maj Basnets trial, 18 December 2009
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Indian decision to supply arms divisive, 9 December 2009
  • ekantipur, Nepal
    ACHR objects to Indian military support to Nepal, 9 December 2009
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Rights group: Bring Toran to justice, 25 November 2009
  • ekantipur.com, Nepal
    If tensions between China and India grow, Nepal will be battleground, 2 November 2009
  • The Christian Science Monitor
    Rights group criticises appointment of acting Nepal army chief, 27 October 2009
  • ekantipur.com, Nepal
    Toran Singh appointment draws rights bodyís wrath, 25 October 2009
  • SamayLive, New Delhi
    Rights group criticises appointment of acting Nepal army chief, 24 October 2009
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Breaking the impasse, 18 September 2009
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    ACHR: Act against armed Nepali groups in India, 3 September 2009
  • Nepal Monitor
    ACHR's Views On Madhes, 3 September 2009
  • The Kathmandu Post
    Nepal's Language Imbroglio, The Kathmandu Post, 3 September 2009
  • Human Security Report Project
    Madhes: The Challenges and Opportunities for a Stable Nepal, 2 September 2009
  • Webindia 123
    India urged to take action against Nepali armed groups on its soil, 1 September 2009
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    PM: Visit intended only to deepen goodwill, 19 August 2009
  • ReliefWeb, OCHA
    Nepal and the Pax Indianus, 14 July 2009
  • Berliner Umschau, Germany
    Nepal plant illegale Tibeter zu deportieren, 19 September 2008
  • Nepalnews.com
    ACHR asks Nepal to protect rights of Tibetans, 16 September 2008
  • Punjab Newsline, India
    Nepal PM urged not to deport Tibetans refugees, 16 September 2008
  • Voice of America
    Refugees Intent on Return to Bhutan Thwarted in Attempt to Cross Border Into India From Nepal, 29 May 2007
  • nepalnews.com
    NHRC team meets detained former ministers, 15 May 2006
  • The Hindu, India
    Arrest of former Nepal Ministers condemned, 14 May 2006
  • nepalnews.com
    ACHR urges government not to misuse Public Safety Act and Public Offences Act, 14 May 2006
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    Arrests of Ex Ministers Under Existing Acts Unwarranted: ACHR, 13 May 2006
  • IANS
    Rights body condemns arrest of King Gyanendra's ministers, 13 May 2006
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Nepal had emergency on mind, 22 April 2006
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Nepal crisis: India showed Gyanendra the way out, 21 April 2006
  • ANI
    ACHR welcomes King Gyanendra’s decision to transfer power to SAP, 21 April 2006
  • Rediff.com
    Asian human rights group welcomes Nepal King's decision, 21 April 2006
  • UNI
    ACHR welcomes Maoists' cease-fire in Kathmandu, 4 April 2006
  • The Sunday Herald, Scotland
    Nepal’s political unrest threatens Delhi’s stability, 12 February 2006
  • The Guardian, UK
    $60m grant for Nepal under fire, 31 January 2006
  • The Asian Age, India
    NGOs want boycott of King, 31 January 2006
  • Kantipur online, Nepal
    Warring parties killed 1,608 in 2005: Report, 30 January 2006
  • United News of India (UNI)
    Intl community not doing enough to restore democracy in Nepal: ACHR, 30 January 2006
  • ABC, Australia
    Nepalese Govt clashes with pro-democracy demonstrators, 23 January 2006
  • Voice of America, USA
    Nepalese Government Enforces Curfew, 20 January 2006
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Nepal clamps curfew ahead of rally, 20 January 2006
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Phone cut, 107 held in Nepal, 20 January 2006
  • Gulf News
    Scores held in Nepal crackdown, 20 January 2006
  • India Daily
    Nepal clamps curfew ahead of rally, 20 January 2006
  • One News, New Zealand
    Scores held before Nepal rally, 19 January 2006
  • Kantipur online, Nepal
    India, Japan, OHCHR concerned, 19 January 2006
  • 2005

  • The Kashmir Times, India
    UN Torture Committee urged to investigate in Nepal, 3 November 2005
  • The Asian Age, India
    UN panel urged to visit Nepal, 3 November 2005
  • The Tribune, India
    Examine torture cases in Nepal, UN panel urged, 3 November 2005
  • nepalnews.com, Nepal
    ACHR urges UN committee to probe torture cases in Nepal, 3 November 2005
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    ACHR Asks UN to Examine Torture Cases in Nepal, 3 November 2005
  • newKerala.com, India
    UN Torture Committee urged to investigate in Nepal, 2 November 2005
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    ACHR call for UN motion on Nepal's rights situation, 20 October 2005
  • The Tribune, India
    Breaking the logjam in Nepal, Extra-judicial killings must stop, 8 October 2005
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Breaking the logjam, 20 September 2005
  • Gulfnews.com, UAE
    Nepal detains 200 after anti-King protests, 15 September 2005
  • Khaleej Times, UAE
    Nepal detains 200 after violent anti-king protests, 15 September 2005
  • The Kashmir Times online, India
    Nepal NHRC accused of monitoring e-mails of international consultants, 25 August 2005
  • Nepal News
    NHRC re-appointed to the ICC, 29 August 2005
  • Indo Asian News Service (IANS)
    Nepal rights body accused of risking prisoners' lives, 24 August 2005
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    NHRC a govt spook agency: ACHR, 24 August 2005
  • Indo Asian News Service (IANS)
    Nepal rights body is 'spook agency': Indian group, 12 August 2005
  • Central Chronicle, India
    Engaging with Nepal's Maoists, 27 June 2005
  • SABC NEWS
    Landmine explodes under Nepal bus, 38 killed, 7 June 2005
  • Reuters
    38 killed in Nepal bus attack, 7 June 2005
  • Telegraph, UK
    Maoist rebels blamed as 38 die in Nepal bus blast, 7 June 2005
  • Kantipuronline.com, Nepal
    Landmine kills 38 people, over 70 injured, 6 June 2005
  • Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    'It's a crime against humanity', 7 June 2005
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    Nepal to face UN scrutiny on children's plight, 20 May 2005
  • Relief Web
    Nepal: The Maoists' conflict and its impact on the rights of the child, 18 May 2005
  • The Statesman, India
    India to resume arms supply to Nepal, 11 May 2005
  • Japan Today, Japan
    Over 12,000 killed in Nepal since 1996, 11 May 2005
  • The Telegraph, India
    India yields on Nepal arms, 11 May 2005
  • ReliefWeb
    Over 12,000 killed in Nepal, India urged to freeze military aid to Nepal, 10 May 2005
  • Reuters, USA
    U.S. urges rights in Nepal, troops kill 31 rebels, 10 May 2005
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    India resumes 'pipeline' arms supply, 10 May 2005
  • Voice of America, USA
    Rights Groups Continue Push for Democracy in Nepal, 10 May 2005
  • Frontline, India
    India's U-turn on Nepal, 07-20 May 2005
  • The Tribune, India
    Commission of inquiry sought on Nepal, 01 May 2005
  • The Telegraph, India
    Approval for king with a reminder, 01 May 2005
  • The Hindu, India
    It is a welcome first step, says India, 01 May 2005
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Arrests will further complicate matters, India warns, 27 April 2005
  • Kantipur Online, Nepal
    Annan discusses Nepal situation in New Delhi, 27 April 2005
  • WebIndia123.com
    Annan urged to intervene in Nepal, 27 April 2005
  • The Times of India, India
    Rights group urges Annan to help Nepal, 27 April 2005
  • The Asian Age, India
    Annan urged to look at Nepal, 27 April 2005
  • Web Chautari, Nepal
    Annan urged to intervene on Nepal, 27 April 2005
  • Asia Times, Hong Kong
    Nepal back in India's embrace, 27 April 2005
  • Voice of America
    Nepal Releases Some Political Prisoners, Thousands Remain in Detention, 22 April 2005
  • Time Asia, Hong Kong
    Gunning for Nepal, 18 April 2005
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Rights group Flays UN, 13 April 2005
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    UN rights office to 'merely monitor' rights violations, 12 April 2005
  • IANS, India
    Rise in extra judicial killings in Nepal: rights group, 19 March 2005
  • The Kashmir Times, India
    UNHCR urged to sponsor resolution on Nepal situation, 16 March 2005
  • NTDTV, USA
    Asia Brief for March 16, 2005
  • NDTV, India
    Scribe claims torture by Nepal govt, 15 March 2005
  • Center of Excellence
    ICRC, Amnesty International and Asian Centre for Human Rights calls for action on rights abuses in Nepal, 15 March 2005
  • Khaleej Times
    Nepal will be a failed state without foreign intervention: report, 14 March 2005
  • Reuters
    Tense Nepal braces for fresh anti-king rallies, 14 March 2005
  • Voice of America
    Human Rights Groups Demand International Intervention in Nepal, 14 March 2005
  • Voice of America, USA
    King of Nepal Names New Cabinet, 2 February 2005
  • UNI, India
    Impose visa ban on Nepal King Gyanendra: Human Rights group, 19 January 2005
  • Himal South Asian, Nepal
    The child rights machinery, January 2004
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    A gravy train and shackled kids in Bangladesh, 7 February 2004
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    Bangladesh to take over NGOs, 17 February 2004
  • The Kathmandu Post, Nepal
    NHRC stands tall amidst ruins, 20 February 2004
  • Himal South Asian, Nepal, March 2004
    NHRC of Nepal amidst the ruins
  • The Himal, Nepal
    Holy cows and a chained watchdog, 1 March 2004
  • The Pioneer, India
    Holy cows and a chained watchdog, 1 March 2004
  • The Kashmir Times, India
    How to fail Nepal, 30 March 2004
  • Nepali Times, Nepal
    Defeat in victory: In Geneva, the spotlight is on Nepal, 9-15 April 2004
  • Nepalnews.com
    Nepal urged to disband counter insurgency Village Defence Forces, 03 December 2003
  • nepalnews.com
    Human Rights promotion centre flayed, 19 November 2003
  • BRIEFING PAPERS

    Nepalís Constituent Assembly Elections

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    2013 Proposed Elections in Nepal

    An agenda for international community


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    BRIEFING PAPERS 2005-2006

    Withdrawal of the Maoists' unilateral cease-fire: Where does Nepal go? 11 / 01/ 2006

    Nepal: End of the anachronistic monarchy? 14 December 2005

    Joint letter on new Code of Conduct for "Social Organizations" in Nepal, 17/11/05

    The Chinese Chequer: Split Wide Open in Nepal, 01/11/2005

    The case for sanctions and extension of restrictive measures, 4 October 2005
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    OHCHR Field Missions in Nepal: Not at the expense of democracy, 14 April 2005 HTML / PDF

    International Inaction...
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    Deal for International Inaction on Nepal in Geneva, 17 March to 7 April 2005
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    Pakistani spanner into the Nepal Crisis, 10-16 March 2005
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    Impending Humanitarian Crisis - US, UK and India must not play foul, 3 to 9 March 2005
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    One month of anarchy of the monarchy, 24 February to 2 March 2005
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    What next? Ineffectiveness of suspension of military aid, 17 to 23 February 2005
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    Nepal: No to 100 days of solitude, 11 to 16 February 2005
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    Break the Suspended Animation, 2 to 10 February 2005
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    REPORTS


    South Asia Human Rights Index 2008

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    Nepal: One year of Royal Anarchy, 30 January 2006

    Nepal: One Year of Royal Anarchy chronicles human rights violations in Nepal under King Gyanendra. Nepal is an impending humanitarian crisis ready to explode. Asian Centre for Human Rights and FORUM-ASIA today called upon the international community to "boycott" or "disengage" with the administration of King Gyanendra Ö>>>

    Torture in Nepal: A Case for Investigation by CAT, 2 November 2005

    After 11 years, the United Nations Committee Against Torture is scheduled to examine the second periodic report of Nepal (CAT/C/33/Add.6 of 14 January 2005) during its 35th Session from 7 to 25 November 2005. Read ACHR's alternate report titled, Torture in Nepal: A Case for Investigation by CAT ...>>>

    Nepal: The Maoists' conflict and its impact on the rights of the child, 20 May 2005

    On 20 May 2005, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child examined the second periodic report of the government of Nepal. Read ACHR's shadow report ... >>>

    100 Days of Tyranny in Nepal, 10 May 2005

    The number of killings has crossed 12,000 in the first hundred days of direct rule by King Gyanendra. The arrest of 3,284 political activists, 27 journalists and 20 human rights defenders and prevention of 52 human rights defenders, former members of parliament and judges, academics, lawyers, members of the NHRC from leaving Kathmanu valley vouch the tyranny of King Gyanendra ...>>>

    The Case for Intervention in Nepal, 14 March 2005

    Nepal has been facing a grave umanitarian crisis and the Royal take-over of February 1st has further accentuated it. The edifice of the state structure of Nepal has collapsed. Read ACHR's submission to the 61st session of the CHR... >>>

    PRESS RELEASES

  • Regmi is becoming an obstacle; international community must help to organize free and fair elections, 23 May 2013
  • Prachanda should be asked to ensure violence free-elections and accountability for past abuses, 29 April 2013
  • Nepal: Weakening OHCHRís mandate is dangerous and irresponsible, 19 March 2010
  • India urged to release 1000 metric tons of seized newsprints of The Kathmanu Post and sister publications, 23 June 2010
  • Nepal: Weakening OHCHRís mandate is dangerous and irresponsible, 19 March 2010
  • OHCHR-NEPAL withdrawal questioned: Deteriorating human rights situation is not conducive for withdrawal, 4 March 2010
  • Visiting Nepal Army Chief urged to handover Major Niranjan Basnet to police, 17 December 2009
  • Nepal: Proposed actions against security forces is a ploy to promote General Toran Singh, 25 November 2009
  • India urged to take action against Nepali armed groups operating from its soil, 1 September 2009
  • 513 bandhs in the last six months cripple Nepal, 14 July 2009
  • Prachanda urged to protect the rights of Tibetan refugees, 15 September 2008
  • Nepal condemned for blocking 5,000 Tibetans from getting asylum in the United States, 01 November 2007
  • Arrest of former Nepalese Ministers under prevention detention laws criticised, 13 May 2006
  • SPA urged to set up an inquiry commission to probe the abuses, 25 April 2006
  • ACHR welcomes Royal proclamation of handing over power to SAP, 21 April 2006
  • Impose sanctions on Nepal, 06 April 2006
  • Nepal Maoists' cease-fire in the Kathmandu valley welcomed, 3 April 2006
  • United States urged to support the SAP and the Maoists agreement, 20 March 2006
  • Boycott King Gyanendra's administration, 30 January 2006
  • Impose visa ban on King Gyanendra, over 200 Nepalese democracy activists arreste, 19 January 2006
  • ACHR welcomes Maoists' cease-fire in Nepal Violence came down by 90%, 2 December 2005
  • UN Torture Committee urged to investigate in Nepal, 2 November 2005
  • EU Troika urged to impose sanctions and extend restrictive measures on Nepal, 4 October 2005
  • UN General Assembly urged to address Nepal, 14 September 2005
  • NHRC of Nepal is risking the lives of the detainees and disappeared, 24 August 2005
  • Over 12,000 killed in Nepal India urged to freeze military aid to Nepal, 10 May 2005
  • Over 100% increase of killings during emergency in Nepal, 30 April 2005
  • Annan urged to intervene on Nepal, 27 April 2005
  • ACHR condemns UN failure to appoint Special Rapporteur on Nepal, 11 April 2005
  • Cut off aid to Nepal, 3 February 2005
  • Release Prime Minister Deuba and other political leaders of Nepal, 01 February 2005
  • Nepal urged to handover Tibetan refugees to UNHCR, 06 October 2004
  • Donors urged to recognise the Maoists conflict as a civil war, 5 May 2004
  • Nepal - Maoists condemned for killing rights activist, 16 February 2004
  • Nepal urged to disband counter insurgency Village Defence Forces, 03 December 2003
  • EU-India Summit urged to address anti-terror laws, Nepal and Burma situations, 28 November 2003
  • Nepal urged not to set up the cover up commission, 14 November 2003
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