Postponed Polling Completed, Vote Counting Resumed

According to INSEC Jumla Representative Mandatta Rawal, the re-polling was held in a peaceful atmosphere on May 15 at the Shankar High School polling station in Guthichaur Rural Municipality-3 Gajyangkot in the eastern part of the Jumla district. Voting was postponed after a clash between Nepali Congress and Socialist Party…

May 15, 2022  
Arson in the Vehicles Used During Campaigning

Two vehicles used for election campaigning were ignited by an unidentified group on May 6, 2022. The incident took place at Jumla Road, Birendranagar-6. According to SP Padma Bahadur Bista of the District Police Office, the Scorpio (Ba 14 Cha 6831) used by the Nepali Congress and the minibus (02001…

May 7, 2022  
Political Parties Commit Not Using Schools and Children in the Election

The active political parties in Karnali Province have expressed their commitment not to involve schools and children in the election campaigning and promotion activities. The commitment was made by eight different political parties on April 30, 2022, at a program organized by the Joint Campaign for Child Rights in Karnali.…

May 1, 2022  
Complaint Filed Against Teacher for Beating

A-13-year-old student of Eager Brigde Boarding School, Surkhet was beaten by his teacher Krishna Khadka on March 23, 2022 after which a complaint was filed against him at the District Police Office on March 24. The student was beaten by the teacher after he couldn’t answer the teacher’s questions. The…

March 27, 2022  
Assistant Sub-Inspector Accused of Killing Arrested

Surkhet Police have arrested ASI Sher Singh Dhami, 42, on the accusation of killing. He was arrested on March 6, 2022. According to SP Padma Bahadur Bista of the District Police Office, Surkhet, ASI Dhami, who is also in-charge of the Subbakuna Police Check Post in Birendranagar, has been arrested.…

March 7, 2022  
Prohibitory Order Implemented in Birendranagar after Removal of Curfew

The local administration of Surkhet has removed the curfew of Birendranagar and implemented a prohibitory order on March 1, 2022. The administration had done so considering security at the sensitive areas like Birendranagar market area, Arichowk, Mangalgadi Chowk and Hatiya line/Hatiya Chowk. It has been prohibited for more than five…

March 1, 2022  
Curfew Imposed in Birendranagar after Violent Protests Against MCC 

The District Administration Office (DAO) imposed a curfew in Surkhet, provincial capital of Karnali Province on February 28, 2022, after the protests by six political parties against the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) turned violent. The DAO decided to clamp the curfew after the demonstrators sabotaged and torched party offices of various parties…

March 1, 2022  
Annual Review for Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2022

The annual review meeting for the editing of the incidents of human rights violations and abuses collected in Karnali Province for the Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2022 has been successfully completed on January 4, 2022, in Surkhet. INSEC Karnali Provincial Office Coordinator Narayan Subedi said that the annual editorial…

January 4, 2022  
INSEC Provides Financial Assistance to the Victim of Domestic Violence

Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) has provided financial assistance to a 17-year-old victim of domestic violence. The Human Rights Help Desk decided to support the victim on December 21, 2021, and Gita Koirala, a member of the Help Desk handed over the amount of NPR 5,000 to the victim on…

December 31, 2021  
Discussion on the Status of Implementation of CEDAW

A Karnali province-level follow-up seminar was organized on the implementation status of the recommendations of the Sixth Periodic Report of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The program was organized jointly by Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Coordination Centre (HRTMCC)’s secretariat Informal Sector Service…

November 1, 2021