Manifesto Passed By The Citizens Conference Submitted To The Speaker Of The Bagmati Province Assembly

The manifesto passed by the citizens conference was submitted  to the Speaker of the Bagmati Province Assembly on October 11th. Aarti Pathak, Chairperson,Bagmati Province of NGO federation submitted the 13-point manifesto passed by the Citizens Conference to Bhuvan Kumar Pathak, the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly. The 13-point manifesto issued…

October 12, 2023  
Two Missing Sons: Struggling for Livelihood

78-year-old Dalli Sarki, the mother of the missing person, Chautara Sagachowkgadhi Municipality-13, Thulosiruwari expressed that it has been difficult for her to live because of the loss of their son, who disappeared in the conflict. Gore Bahadur Purkoti, 22, son of Dalli Sarki, a resident of Thulosiruwari Rural Municipality-2, Kotdada,…

October 11, 2023  
Pardoning Serious Crime  Supports Impunity: Chairperson Dr. Aryal

Dr. Kundan Aryal, the Chairperson of INSEC, expressed that the government has encouraged impunity by pardoning and providing political protection and to those who have been sentenced to imprisonment by the court. Chairperson Aryal said the following statement after meeting the relatives of Bharti Manandar Sherpa (Chetan Manandar’s wife) , who…

October 10, 2023  
11 Girls Rescued From Two Dance Bars In Thamel

A coordination of Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC), Shubha  Awasar Gram Nepal, Media Advocacy Group (MAG) and District Police, Kathmandu rescued 11 girls from two dance bars located in Thamel on the night of October 6. A collaborative operation involving the District Police, INSEC, Shubha Awasar Gram Nepal, Media Advocacy…

October 9, 2023  
Letter from Conflict Victims to the UN Secretary-General Regarding Concerns of Neglect for Victims in the Proposed Transitional Justice Bill

On October 5, 2023, 23 leaders representing conflict victims in Nepal sent a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The letter expressed their concerns that their demands have been overlooked in the bill to amend the Commission for Investigation, Truth, and Reconciliation Act ,and Act on Disappeared Persons, which…

October 9, 2023  
Accused of Attempted Murder Arrested

The police arrested 42-year-old Pancha Bahadur Tamang on charges of assaulting and attempting to kill 75-year-old father Ram Bahadur Tamang and 27-year-old daughter-in-law Jenisa Tamang Shailung Rural Municipality-2 during a domestic dispute. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused Tamang at the District Police Office on October 6.…

October 7, 2023  
Training For Human Rights Document: Incident Identification, Fact-Gathering and Dissemination Started

The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) initiated a training program titled "Human Rights Documents: Incident Identification, Fact Collection, and Dissemination" from October 4 2023 in Sauraha, Chitwan. Dr. Kundan Aryal the Chairperson of INSEC explained about the tradition of INSEC and the current direction of human rights campaign.Chairperson Dr. Aryal…

October 4, 2023  
Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For The Crime Of Rape

The bench of Judge Matrika Acharya at the District Court sentenced 40-year-old Megh Bahadur Praja of Ichha Kamana Rural Municipality to life imprisonment on September 28 for the crime of rape of  a 7-year-old girl. Additionally, the court ordered him to pay Rs 100,000 as compensation to the victim. The…

October 3, 2023  
Patient’s Demise After Police Detains Ambulance

A patient passed away when the police intercepted an ambulance and detained both the patient and her family. The ambulance was transporting 56-year-old Chirmaya Lo, who was suffering from heart disease from Bakaiya Rural Municipality-1, along with her family, on their way back home from Kathmandu on October 1. The…

October 3, 2023  
Civil Society Show Concern Over Downgrade of The National Human Rights Commission

Leaders of the civil society have expressed their concerns regarding the deteriorating state of the National Human Rights Commission. Speaking at the program on the "Contemporary Role of the National Human Rights Commission in Nepal," organized by the Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) in Kathmandu on October 15th, civic leaders…

October 3, 2023