Former Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission Dr. Ram Dayal Rakesh
Publish Date :June 23, 2011  

Human rights violations are intense in the country and so are the socio-economic problems. Tarai-Madhes is believed to have suffered from such problems even more. Crimes have not abated here. Differen....

Jeremy J. Sarkin
Publish Date :April 6, 2011  

Keep on Investigating Until There is Clarification Jeremy J. Sarkin is the Chairperson of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances; the civil society of Nepal had a m....

Subodh Raj Pyakurel, Focal Person, Nepal NGO Coalition for the UPR
Publish Date :December 27, 2010  

Nepal’s review under the the UPR is impending. Report preparatory phase has been over and Civil Society and the stakeholders have already submitted their reports to the HRC. In this context, INFORMA....

Gauri Pradhan, Member, National Human Rights Commission
Publish Date :December 14, 2010  

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has been perceived by the Human Rights Commission as an important mechanism. Before this mechanism was introduced by the UN, there also existed mechanisms to assess....

Subhash Chandra Nemwang, Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly
Publish Date :September 24, 2010  

There's No Option but to Move Ahead Based on Consensus Peace process in Nepal has been undesirably protracted. Writing constitution has also been slowed down being intermingled....

Binda Pandey,The Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly Committee on Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles
Publish Date :June 8, 2010  

Suggestions Given by the People had Naturally Heartened us in Increasing the Number of Fundamental Rights The draft report submitted by....

Sushil Pyakurel, Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission and founder of INSEC
Publish Date :April 6, 2010  

Political Parties have become The Vehicle to Sustain Impunity: Pyakurel How do you assess the current HR situation of the country? Are you satisfied with the existing situation? The parameter of being....

Richard Bennett
Publish Date :July 2, 2009  

Torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment have been and remain serious problems inNepal. During the conflict, both parties to the conflict used torture. OHCHR-Nepal has documen....

Naina Kala Thapa,Chairperson of the National Women’s Commission
Publish Date :May 29, 2009  

Unity among Women is the Need of the Hour: Thapa How do you assess the current situation of women’s rights? It is a well known fact that women were deprived from enjoying their fundamental right....