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Accused in Phujel Killing Arrested
Kathmandu/December 21
Police have arrested Ram Prasad Adhikari of Phujel VDC-7 in Gorkha from Kathmandu in connection with the killing of Krishna ...

Nobel Laureate Satyarthi Honored
Kathmandu/December 21
Nobel Peace Prize winner of 2014 Kailash Satyarthi has been honored in Kathmandu amid a program organized on December 21.   Satyarthi ...

 
 
Human Rights Yearbook
Human Rights Yearbook 2014
Year 2013 with its uncertain first half, bid farewell showing positive rays in its latter half. Some complicated issues re­lated to peace process, which were pending for years, were resolved this reporting year.
Interviews
"Perpetrators of Human Rights Will be Black-listed"
Former Chief Justice Anup Raj Sharma was appointed as the Chief Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission on October 20. On November 5, Ramesh Prasad Timilsina had an interview with him for INSEConline regarding NHRC’s future programs and its leadership role. Here are the excerpts of the interview.
Opinion Forum
"A Strategy to End Dowry Practice: Intertwining Property Rights, Dowry System and Civic Responsibility Act" Seema Pandey*
Dowry system is not an uncommon or unheard issue globally given that all the religions and cultures around the world had practiced it at some point of their history. The dowry has a long history in Europe, South Asia and Africa, and other parts ...
View Point  
  "“Comment on HRC Hearing and NGOs’ Participation”"
Suman Adhikari,
Son of Muktinath Adhikari, killed by Maoists during the armed conflict
 We think the recommendations that came up after the discussion in the HRC will have a positive effect. Government cannot lie to international community like it does to us. The state does not have any moral power to ...
 
 
Features  
  "Families of Disappeared Persons Wait for Answers"

Ramesh Prasad Timalsina
Pale face. Faint voice. Tearful eyes. It has been long since they are knocking the doors of human rights organizations in the capital with a faint hope. The prime time of their life has been spent knocking the doors of governmental bodies and are still they are pinning ...
 
 
INSEC in News  
 
Human rights violation of 82 HR defenders in six months: Report
Nepalnews.com/09 Dec 2014
Leaders, activists flay union move
Kathmandu Post / 29 Aug 2014
19 fake cases in 'disappeared' persons list in Kavre
The Himalayan Times / 11 May 2014
Woman burnt alive in dowry case in Banke
My Republica / 05 May 2014
2013 saw rise in number of human rights violations
The Himalayan Times / 02 February 2014
Media's role for protection and promotion of human rights stressed
Nepalnews.com / 04 Dec 2013
A call for Human Rights in Nepal
gmmag / 29 Oct 2013
Human rights organisations scream for justice
The Himalayan Times / 30 August 2013
Police receive Adhikari murder case records
Ekantipur / 16 Aug 2013
Transgenders call for human treatment
The Himalayan Times / 07 August 2013
Rights activist awarded
The Himalayan Times / 31 July 2013
Domestic violence Time for action
The Himalayan Times / 19 June 2013
Govt fails to put its foot down on armed groups
The Himalayan Times / 26 Mar 2013
Nepal's human rights situation worsening, says report
OneWorld South Asia / 20 Feb 2013
2012 most dismal year in terms of human rights: INSEC
Ekantipur / 21 Feb 2013
2012 dismal year in terms of rights: INSEC
My Republica / 21 Feb 2013
Ex-CJ alarmed at emerging autocracy
The Himalayan Times / 19 Feb 2013
Insec reports increase in cases of rights violation
Ekantipur / 19 Feb 2013
CJ-led govt will be against Interim Constitution: Ex-CJ Sharma
Nepalnews / 19 Feb 2013
NHRC urges fair Dekendra case probe
The Kathmandu Post / 24 Jan 2013
SC vacancies : Chances of fair trial waning rapidly, rues NHRC chief
The Kathmandu Post / 24 Jan 2013
Nepal promotes Army officer accused of war-time abuse
Zee News / 05 Oct 2012
Monitor Small Arms To Reduce Criminal Activities
My Republica / 03 October 2012
NEPAL: Land could sow 'seeds of serious discontent'
Humanitarian news and analysis/ 10 August 2012
Rights activist wins Prakash Memorial award
The Himalayan Times / 31 July 2012
Dhungana awarded Prakash Human Rights Award 2068
My Republica / 31 July 2012
INSEC tackles human rights in workshop
The Himalayan Times / 20 June 2012
Dahal's hit-streets plea flayed
The Himalayan Times / 14 May 2012
Nepal's Rural Women Seek Justice
IPS News / 05 April 2012
Parties come under fire from rights activists
The Himalayan Times / 02 April 2012
Appeal to power NHRC
The Himalayan Times / 28 Mar 2012
Woman in Capital blinded for 'witchcraft'
The Kathmandu Post / 23 Mar 2012
INSEC reports 464 cases of sexual violence in 2011
Nepalews / 9 Mar 2012
INSEC report shows 464 cases of sexual violence in Nepal in 2011
xnepali.net / 9 Mar 2012
Small arms a big menace: Insec report
The Kathmandu Post / 27 Feb 2012
58 abducted in east in 2011: INSEC
The Himalayan Times / 21 Feb 2012
Bleak picture of human rights in Midwest
The Himalayan Times / 21 Feb 2012
648 Nepali women became victims of violence last year
The Himalayan Times / 20 Feb 2012
3039 rights violation cases in 2011: INSEC
The Himalayan Times / 19 Feb 2012
INSEC book 2011 released
Nepalnews/ 19 Feb 2012
Under Threat in Nepal, Former U.N. Officials Seek Protection
IPS News / 15 Feb 2012
Caste discrimination behind Sunar's killing: Report
The Himalayan Times / 22 Jan 2012
Government bears the brunt of student unions' anger
The Himalayan Times / 20 Jan 2012
Dalit rights groups decry Insec report
Ekantipur / 01 Jan 2012
Rights group sees no caste sentiment behind Manbire's murder
Nepal News / 31 Dec 2011
Nepal: Peace Brings More Violence Against Women
Global Issues / 31 Dec 2001
Drunken brawl caused Manbire's death: Report
The Himalayan Times / 30 Dec 2011
Assault on journos up
The Himalayan Times / 24 Dec 2011
4,000 child labourers in Banke alone: Report
The Himalayan Times / 14 Dec 2011
Classes on dangers of explosives
The Himalayan Times / 12 Dec 2012
Nepal Fears a Truth and Reconciliation Commission
News Blaze / 21 Sep 2011
Rights defenders against condoning criminals
The Himalayan Times / 29 Aug 2011
Up in arms
Ekantipur / 13 Aug 2011
Conflict patterns, violent trends
Ekantipur / 05 Aug 2011
Human rights award for Acharya
The Himalayan / 01 Aug 2011
Acharya receives Prakash Human Rights Prize 2067
Nepalnews / 01 Aug 2011
Rights Activists Call for an Effective Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia and Civil Society Participation in SAARC
Asian Tribune / 28 Jul 2011
Justice Bastola pounces upon Nepal political leadership: Report
Telegraph Nepal / 03 July 2011
UML tells Parshuram to face authorities
My Republica / 18 Jun 2011
Nepal declared landmine-free country
All Headlines News / 14 Jun 2011
Condition of missing officer unknown since 8 months
My Republica / 06 Jun 2011
Nepal to be mine-free by next week
Ekantipur / 10 Jun 2011
Nepal to be "landmine-free" country soon
China Daily / 10 Jun 2011
INSEC expresses concern over Maoist activities
Review Nepal / 19 May 2011
INSEC Expresses Serious Concern Over Maoist Activities
Gateway Online / 19 May 2011
Secretariat asks Maoists to probe Chulachuli incident
My Republica / 18 May 2011
HR Organizations monitor maoist combatants' attack
News In Nepal / 28 Apr 2011
Rights situation : Tarai picture bleak:
Ekantipur / 22 Mar 2011
Renewed demand to ratify Rome Statute
Ekantipur / 22 Jul 2011
Human rights report paints a gloomy picture
The Himalayan TImes / 21 Mar 2011
1124 persons victimized in Central development
newsinNepal / 21 Mar 2011
1124 persons victimised in rights abuse cases in central development region in 2010: INSEC
Nepal News / 21 Mar 2011
Human Right violation up: Report
Nepal Mountain News / 11 Mar 2011
602 rights violation cases in mid-west of Nepal
The Himalayan Times / 11 Mar 2011
Scope of violence
Ekantipur / 25 Feb 2011
Govt rapped for poor rights scenario
Ekantipur / 20 Feb 2011
289 raped, 459 killed, 115 abducted last year: INSEC
Nepal Mountain News / 20 Feb 2011
Nepal's record has improved
The Himalayan Times / 20 Feb 2011
Rights defenders 'dismayed' at govt apathy
Ekantipur / 11 Feb 2011
TRC formation essential to ease conflict victims woes: Speaker
Ekantipur / 07 Feb 2011
Halfway there
Ekantipur / 28 Jan 2011
Nepal braces for rights scrutiny
Ekantipur / 05 Jan 2011
Rights violation unabated: INSEC
The Himalayan Times / 04 Jan 2011
INSEC study exposes plight of human rights activists
The Himalayan Times / 09 Dec 2010
 
 

 

 

Top News

Trafficking Victim Rescued from India
Kanchanpur/December 21
Accused in Phujel Killing Arrested
Kathmandu/December 21
Nobel Laureate Satyarthi Honored
Kathmandu/December 21
Brick Kilns in Saptari to be Child Labor Free
Saptari/December 20
Case Filed for Holding Inmates More than Capacity
Banke/December 20
Man Thrashed by Cops
Khotang/December 20
Locals Parade Youth for Alleged Mistreatment of Girl, Remains Unconscious for Four Days
Bara/December 20
Complaint against Accused Trafficker
Kaski/December 19
Woman Files Complaint of Assault against Husband
Rolpa/December 19
Family Members Accused of Expelling Woman from House
Dhankuta/ December 19
Bigamist Arrested
Ilam/ December 19
Daughter-in-Law Beaten to Death
Saptari/ December 19
Rapists Get 10 Year Imprisonment
Morang/ December 19
One Arrested for Human Trafficking
Kaski/December 18
Elderly Arrested On Charge of Rape of Disabled Woman
Dhankuta/December 18
District Court Sends Minor to Reform Centre 2 and Half Years
Sunsari/December 18
Victim families Warn of Returning Interim Relief
Dhanusha/December 18
Elderly Couple Lodges Complaint against their Son
Ramechhap/December 18
Accused in Child Remanded in Custody
Udayapur/ December 18
Arrested On Charge of Gang Rape
Sindhupalchok/December 18
One Arrested On Charge of Human Trafficking
Sindhupalchok/December 17
NHRC Committed for HR Education in Every Home
Kapilbastu/December 17
Rape Accused Acquitted
Siraha/December 17
Man Hurts Wife, Keeps Her Hidden at Home for 10 Days
Morang/December 17
Man Gets 10 Years for Raping Visually-Impaired Student
Kaski/December 17
Accused of Rape Attempt Gets 2 and Half Years
Bhaktapur/December 17
Rape Accused gets Six Years Sentence
Bhaktapur/December 17
 
 

 

 

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