A delegation fromTRC officials meets PM 2017-07-12 22:01
A delegation from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Wednesday evening and apprised him of the need to amend the TRC Act according to RSS source. On the occasion, the delegation also brief the Prime Minister about the office activities.
During the meeting that took place at the Singha Durbar-based Office of the Prime Minister, the delegation was asked to compile the issues needed to be amended and present the compilation before the government, according to TRC Chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung.
Stating that district-based peace committee’s members are in direct touch with conflict victims, the TRC requested the government not to dissolve such committees as their support and cooperation was essential for it.
It may be noted that the government had decided to dismantle the district peace committees in all 75 districts from coming July 16.
As per the constitutional provision, the TRC, the transitional justice mechanism, had the tenure of two years and the Constitution has allowed the extension of its tenure by a year if needed.
Four months have already been over since the completion of the TRC two-year term. In the meeting, the delegation informed the Prime Minister that it seemed difficult for the TRC to complete the assigned task in remaining seven months.
Forty-Three Victimized by Sexual Violence out of Fifty-Eight Cases Reported under Gender Based Violence
Forty-three individuals have been victimized by sexual violence out of fifty-eight cases reported under gender-based violence during the period of Sixteen Days Activism against Gender Based Violence (November 25 to…
Rights Activists have the Courage to Fight with Thoughts Rather than Weapons: Chairman Sharma
In a rally organized on the occasion of 71st International human rights day and 11th National human rights meet on 10 December, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mr. Anoop Raj…
INSEC Publicizes By- Election Monitoring Report
Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) has publicized the House of Representative, Provincial Assembly and local level by- elections monitoring report on December 6. The elections were held on November 30.…
Exclusion of Non-profit Motive Organization from VAT Pleads Civil Society
In a program organized by Informal Sector Service Center on 3 December in Kathmandu regarding the obtaining and renewal of tax clearance certificate the leaders of various social organization put…
Unknown to Rights and Violence, Rural Women Compelled to Tolerate
Women residing in rural Baitadi; unaware of their rights, are facing domestic violence. Women here claim of being unfamiliar to their rights and are also unknown to the legal actions…