The Human Rights Commission Urges to be Sensitive Towards Health Condition of Individuals Participating in Hunger Strike

The National Human Rights Commission issued a press release on 6 May urging Nepal government to be sensitive towards the health risks of the people staying in hunger strike from 30 April demanding the implementation of community support services and personal support services to the people with disabilities. The press…

May 7, 2024  
National Human Rights Commission Urges to Respect Freedom of Expression and Press

The National Human Rights Commission has requested all relevant parties including the Government of Nepal to protect the safety and freedom of journalists by respecting the freedom of expression and press guaranteed by the constitution and other national/international laws. The world press freedom day is being celebrated around the globe…

May 3, 2024  
Leprosy Patients Transferred to Another Building Due to Wildfire, One Lost Life While Trying to Extinguish Fire

The patients of the Anandban Hospital have been shifted to another building of the hospital after the wildfire spread in Anandaban, Godawari Municipality-6, Lalitpur. Nareshraj Subedi of district police Lalitpur said that 48-year-old Ramesh Pahari and 37-year-old Shankar Pahari of Godawari Municipality-4 were injured while extinguishing fire in Kumari Community…

April 30, 2024  
Accused Sentenced to 12 year for Statutory Rape

The District Court sentenced Dilliram Siwakoti, 51, of  Gauradaha Municipality-5, Jhapa residing at Mahankal Rural Municipality-6, Thuladurlung to 12 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,00,000 for raping a 15-year-old girl. Information Officer Ram Sanjiwan Mahato said that the bench of the Honorable Judge Rishiram Acharya on 28 April…

April 30, 2024  
Prime Minister Takes Bold Initiatives to Advance Transitional Justice Agenda

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that he is taking steps to conclude the transitional justice process, ensuring that the victims experience justice. Prime Minister Dahal addressed that he is undertaking initiatives to build a national consensus and conclude the transitional justice process during the 75th International Human Rights…

December 11, 2023  
GANHRI Decides to Maintain National Human Rights Commission in Category ‘A’

The meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) held in Geneva from September 25 to 29, 2023, reached a decision to sustain the 'A' category status for the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal. The sub-committee meeting decided to maintain the category of the Commission of…

November 2, 2023  
Attack On Ratopati’s Journalist Krishna Singh Dhami

Krishnasingh Dhami, a journalist affiliated with Ratopati.com Online, was physically assaulted by a group of unidentified individuals in Lalitpur Metropolitan City-3, Bakhundol, on September 25, 2023. Dhami was admitted to Sumeru City Hospital in Pulchowk for medical treatment. He sustained injuries to his head and other parts of his body…

September 27, 2023  
Accuse Of Rape Arrested

The police arrested 36-year-old Sujan Nagarkoti of Godavari Municipality-2 on September 2, 2023 on the charge of raping a 16-year-old girl. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused on September 1 at Area Police, Parisar allegeing that the accused raped the victim on August 31 in a forest…

September 4, 2023  
Commission’s Request to Hold Accused of Assault of INSEC District Representative Accountable

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has strongly condemned the incident involving the beating and ill-treatment of journalist Manohar Pokharel, who is also the Saptari district representative of INSEC (Informal Sector Service Centre). The incident occurred on July 31 at the District Police Office in Saptari. In an official statement…

August 16, 2023  
Human Rights Commission urges Kathmandu Municipality to Be Sensitive towards Civil Rights

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concerns to the Kathmandu Metropolitan Municipality regarding the potential risks to public safety when the slab covering the river in the Samakhushi area is dismantled during the monsoon season. Dr. Tikaram Pokharel, the spokesperson of the commission, released a statement on August…

August 16, 2023