List of 286 Human Rights Violators Revealed

The National Human Rights Commission has made public the names of 286 human rights violators from the implementation status report of the recommendations made in the last 20 years. This data was made public on October 15 based on the 1,195 recommendations made by the Commission during this period. The…

October 16, 2020  
Government Isn’t Serious About Dr KC’s Health: Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn serious attention to the health condition of Dr. Govinda KC, who is on hunger strike. The commission has issued a press release on October 7 stating that the health condition of Dr. KC, who has been on hunger strike since September 14,…

October 8, 2020  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Uttam Giri, 63, of Lalitpur Metropolitan City-23, Dhapakhel has been arrested by the Metropolitan Police Circle Satdobato on October 5 on charge of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl. The relatives of the victim had lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle Satdobato on September 22 alleging that the accused…

October 8, 2020  
Rape Attempt Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Dinesh Jimba (44) of Bagmati Rural Municipality-2, Malta in accusation of attempting to rape a 49-year-old woman. He was arrested by Metropolitan Police Circle of Chapagaun on September 14. The accused had attempted to do so on September 14, therefore, the victim lodged a complaint against him…

September 16, 2020  
Clash Between Police and Locals While Pulling The Chariot Of Rato Matsyendranath  During the Prohibition Period

Seven policemen and a man were injured when a group of local youths clashed with the police on September 3 while pulling Rato Matsyendra Nath’s chariot in violation of the prohibition imposed by the local administration for controlling and preventing the transmission of coronavirus in Pulchowk, Lalitpur. According to DSP…

September 4, 2020  
Perpetrators of Violence Against Dalits Should Be Brought Into Legal Process: Commission

The incident of the death of Bijay Ram Chamar, who was arrested and detained by the Nepal Police, has drawn the serious attention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Chamar died while undergoing treatment at the National Medical College in Birgunj. A statement issued on August 28, 2020, states…

August 30, 2020  
Ensure The Right To Health And Life Of Inmates: Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn attention to the alarming situation that has arisen among the inmates of the prisons and the security personnel and staffs working for the security of the prisons. It has been mentioned in the statement issued by the Commission on August 26 that…

August 27, 2020  
Commission Requests Government To Provide Information To Local Levels About COVID Infected People

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to provide necessary and adequate information in a timely manner to all the people’s representatives at all local levels as the infection of COVID-19 is increasing day by day in the country. The Commission has written to the Government of…

August 17, 2020  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Prakash Karki (19) of Hetauda Sub-metropolitan-11 on 19 July 2020 in accusation of raping a six-year-old girl. The accused was arrested from his rented residence at Godavari municipality-13, Jharuwarasi. The victim was raped on 14 July 2020. He had lured the girl with candy. The complaint was…

July 21, 2020  
Accused Commits Suicide In Custody

Durgesh Yadav (24) of Aurahi rural municipality-3, Siraha, temporarily residing at Koteshwor of Kathmandu has committed suicide at Metropolitan Police Range, Lalitpur. He hanged himself on the window 1 July 2020 using a bed-sheet, informed SP and Spokesperson Tul Bahadur Karki. Yadav was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old physically…

July 3, 2020