Complaint filed Against Rape Accused

A complaint has been lodged against 32-year-old Ravi Kepchaki Magar of Bagmati Rural Municipality-7, Gimdi for raping a 15-year-old girl at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on March 16, 2021. According to the Chapagaun Police Circle, the victim's relatives lodged a complaint against the accused alleging that she was raped…

March 16, 2021  
There is a Need to Reach a Conclusion for Transitional Justice : Foreign Minister Gyawali

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said that the focus should be on transitional justice for the victims and for their dignified life by taking care of their economic, social, and cultural rights. He made the remarks at the launch of the "Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2021" organized…

February 20, 2021  
Pay the Arrears of Sugarcane Farmers Expeditiously: Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to implement the agreement between the Government of Nepal and the Sugarcane Farmers' Struggle Committee on January 28, 2020. A statement issued by the Commission on January 20 states that the sugarcane industry has received only a partial amount from…

January 21, 2021  
Banned CPN Cadres Arrested

Police have arrested three cadres including a member of the Secretariat of the banned Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav), from the Khurmi Bridge at Gimdi in Bagmati Rural Municipality-7 on January 13. Among the arrested are Dharmendra Bastola, 57, of Nigahapur in Panchpur Municipality-1,…

January 16, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Shankar Sapkota, 32, of Gimdi in Bagmati Rural Municipality-7 on January 14 on the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl. The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on the same day.  According to DSP Tek Bahadur Karki of the…

January 16, 2021  
Ensure Conflict Victims’ Right to Justice: Commission

The Bagmati Provincial Office of the National Human Rights Commission has drawn the attention of the government to ensure the right of conflict victims to justice. The Bagmati Provincial Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been monitoring the health condition of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been…

January 6, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Harka Bahadur BK, 42, of Bhadrapur Municipality-2, Mahalakshmi Municipality-6, Imadol, Jhapa on December 31 on charge of raping a 9-year-old girl. The victim was raped on December 29. The parents of the victim had lodged a complaint against the accused BK at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Satdobato…

January 2, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Indra Bahadur Tamang, 65, of Konjyosom Rural Municipality-5, Bhardeu on December 27 on a charge of raping a 66-year-old woman. The victim's relatives had lodged a complaint against the accused Tamang at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on December 9 alleging that he had raped the victim.…

December 28, 2020  
Bring the Convicts of Murder to Justice: Commission

According to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC serious attention has been drawn to the murder of Rajendra Kumar Shrestha in Miklajung Rural Municipality-1 of Morang on November 9. The commission has issued a press release on November 9, 2020, regarding the murder of the principal of Saraswati Primary School.…

December 11, 2020  
Ensure People’s Property and Housing Rights: Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn the attention of the government to ensure the right to property and housing of the people by publishing a press release on December 1. The commission has drawn the attention of the government to the fact that the Kathmandu Valley Development Authority…

December 2, 2020