Pre-review Session for Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2021 Completed

  December 21, 2020

The pre-review program of Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2021 has been completed in Mahendranagar on December 20.

INSEC District Representative Komal Niranjan Bhat presented a report on the incidents of human rights violations and abuses collected from January to December 15, 2020.

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The report includes 34 cases of extrajudicial arrests and six cases of murder, 10 cases of rape, four cases of attempted rape, six cases of domestic violence, three cases of beating and misbehaviour, and one case of physical damage.

Chief of the District Coordinating Committee, Phairu Tamang, who was the chief guest at the review program, thanked INSEC for compiling the incidents of human rights violations and abuses and suggested that the INSEC representatives should reach out to the local level to expose the incidents of human rights violations.

Sanu Budthapa Mahara, Deputy Chief of the District Coordination Committee, said that the victims could get justice easily and quickly if the capacity of the Judicial Committee could be enhanced and it would also help in the protection of human rights.

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Chairperson of the Human Rights Defenders Network, Punam Singh Chand, said that all the stakeholders should pay attention to reduce the incidents of rape and domestic violence against girls and women.

She said that the local level needs to implement a relief program for the victims. The problem can only be solved by running a victim-centered program. ’

Komal Niranjan Bhat