Open Letter by Human Rights Workers to Kathmandu Mayor Balen: Respect labor and laborer (with letter)

A group of human rights activists has urged the Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Mayor Balen Shah to issue an apology for the series of abuses inflicted upon self employed street vendors. The open letter to Mayor Balen Shah was written by  more than 30 rights activists on March 3 against…

March 3, 2024  
Complaint Against Accused of Rape

The aggrieved party filed a complaint against 29-year-old Mo. Diwan Mikarani of Chakraghata Rural Municipality-4 on 28 February 2024 at the Malangwa District Police Office accusing him of raping a 17-year-old girl. They alleged that the victim was raped on 15 February. DSP Dipendra Panjiar Tharu of the District Police…

March 1, 2024  
Construction Work of Nagdhunga Tunnel Obstructed by Locals Over Drying Water Sources and Not Getting Compensation

The locals have been obstructing the completion of construction of the long awaited Nagdhunga tunnel by expressing many problems and demands. Stakeholders said that the government is not attentive towards solving the problem of the locals which is why they are up to blocking the construction of the tunnel and …

March 1, 2024  
Human Rights Activists appeal for Respect and Protection of Rights of Street Vendors

Human rights activists have appealed to respect and protect the human rights of working class, self employed street vendors. In the appeal, instead of trying to resolve the problem, the metropolitan police were mobilized and excessive force was used during which some of the street vendors were seriously injured and…

February 29, 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  
Accused of Human Trafficking Arrested

Police arrested Lalmaya Tamang also known as Asha Lama, 36, of  Chhathar Jorpati Rural Municipality-1, Dhankuta, operator of Timure Cafe of Jadibuti, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-12 on January 2024 for charges of trafficking and transporting 16 and 17-year-old girls. A verbal complaint was filed at the Human Trafficking Investigation Bureau of…

January 24, 2024