Poverty Led Children of Tekanpur to leave School and Work as Wage Laborers

Children from Dalit Community of Manthali Municipality-2, Tekanpur are compelled to leave schools and have been working as wage laborers due to poverty. Dalit families from around 90 households of Sarki community have to work for days and nights for wage labor. Man Bahadur Sarki, a local, expressed that they…

February 26, 2024  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 53-year-old Jeet Bahadur Pahari of Bhumlu Rural Municipality-6 on February 23 for the charge of raping a nine-year-old girl. DSP Rajkumar Shrestha of the district police office said that the victim filed a complaint at the district police office on February 20, alleging that the accused had raped…

February 25, 2024  
Nineteen Years Imprisonment for the Crime of Rape

The bench of the District Court Judge Gita Shrestha on February 22  sentenced 19 years imprisonment and  a fine of Rss.700000 to 29-year-old Rabi Dhungana of Galchi Rural Municipality-6 to for the crime of raping an 11-year-old girl. Registrar Madhav Bhandari of the district court informed that a compensation of…

February 23, 2024  
Need to Cover New Issues of Human Rights: Chairperson Dr. Aryal

Dr. Kundan Aryal, Chairperson of INSEC, stated that the field of human rights is getting broader. Addressing the gathering of INSEC district representatives in Kathmandu on February 20, Chairperson Aryal said that with the increase in the area of human rights, the area of human rights violations and abuses has…

February 21, 2024  
Over 25 Cases of Human Rights Violations and Abuses Reported Daily

The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) has reported statistics that every day more than 25 people are victims of human rights violations and abuses in Nepal. According to the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 2024 published by INSEC on February 19 more than 25 people are victims of  human rights violations…

February 20, 2024  
Initiation of National Workshop For Human Rights Defenders

The national workshop of the National Human Rights Defenders started in Kathmandu on February 20. The program was organized by INSEC, the National Human Rights Commission, and Dan Church Aid Nepal. The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, Tap Bahadur Magar, started the program by lighting the lamp. During…

February 20, 2024  
Constitution has ensured Civil and political rights: Former President Bhandari

Informal Sector Service center INSEC released its annual publication Nepal human rights yearbook 2024 amid a program at Kathmandu on Feb 19, 2024. The book was unveiled by former president Bidhya Devi Bhandari. During the program Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari in her speech said that the Constitution of Nepal…

February 19, 2024  
Human Rights Violation Index Records Highest Violations in Bagmati Province

The Human Rights Violation Index of 2023, published by INSEC, reveals that Bagmati Province has the highest number of violations. This information is part of the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 2024 released by INSEC on February 19. The published result indicates Bagmati as first regarding the number of violations, Madhesh…

February 19, 2024  
Death in Sindhupalchowk Jail

53-year-old Krishna Nepali, of Melamchi Municipality-10, Shikharpur, serving his sentence in District Jail Sindhupalchowk, died of heart attack on 6 February. Bhim Bahadur Basnet, Guard of the prison said that the deceased sentenced to 25 years in prison by the district court, suddenly fainted inside the prison and died while…

February 8, 2024  
Death in Sindhupalchowk Jail

53-year-old Krishna Nepali, of Melamchi Municipality-10, Shikharpur, serving his sentence in District Jail Sindhupalchowk, died of heart attack on 6 February. Bhim Bahadur Basnet, Guard of the prison said that the deceased sentenced to 25 years in prison by the district court, suddenly fainted inside the prison and died while…

February 7, 2024