Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) unveils Human Rights Year Book2019 on February 19 during a program organized in Lalitpur. According to INSEC, in 2018, 5110 people were victims human rights violation and abuses.
The “Human Rights Year Book-2019” was unveiled by the NHRC chairperson Anup Raj Sharma during a program. While speaking at the program Sharma said that concerned body and state must have expertise while investigating the human rights violation cases. He added that recently there is increasing trend of encounters and stressed that proper investigation with expertise is needed to find out whether it is encounter or not.
He also recommended that government must do some amendment proposal regarding the transitional justice issue and said that no political intervention in transitional justice issue.
He praised INSEC for its contribution in human rights and social justice.
Political advisor to the President and INSEC founder chairperson Sushi Pyakurel said that INSEC attempt to make the state accountable is praiseworthy. He remembered the INSEC campaign that was started 27 years ago.
Vice-chairperson of planning commission of province 1 and immediate past chairperson of INSEC, Subodh Raj Pyakurel said that the faith between the state and citizen will determine the human rights situation if the country. He added that we need to move forward by correcting all the weakness.
INSEC chairperson Dr. Indira Shrestha highlighted the history of INSEC and said that INSEC is playing vital role on establishing disciplined and dignified society. She added that the increase in self respect among citizen and implementation of international commitment is the respect of human rights.
Chairperson Jit Ram Lama of NGO federation praised INSEC for its contribution in human rights and social justice since its establishment. He said that INSEC has set an example among other NGOs by focusing in Human Rights protection and promotion. He also said that the citizens and even state is evaluating the INSEC contribution.
In the program, INSEC Executive Director Bijaya Raj Gautam presented the Human Rights Situation of the country along with data. In 2018, 5110 people were victims of human rights violation and abuses. According to the data the rape incident is alarming. He highlighted the poor condition of the prison across the country where inmates and detainees are living a pathetic life due to overcrowd. INSEC year book was critically reviewed by analyst Kiran Chapagain during the program.
Deepak Prasad Ghimire