Rape Accused Arrested

Ram Ashish Sada, 20, of Shambhunath municipality-2, Saptari has been arrested on June 1, 2021, in accusation of raping a five-year-old girl. The accused has been temporarily residing at Godavari Municipality-3, Motichaur. The victim was raped on May 30 and the complaint was filed on the same day at the…

June 2, 2021  
Take Action Against the Perpetrators of Misbehaviour: Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has shown serious concern over the incident of the beating of health workers and vandalism at the Bheri Hospital in Banke. According to the Commission, the Lumbini Provincial Branch Office of the Commission, Nepalgunj, monitored the incident on May 28, 2021. The relatives of…

May 28, 2021  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Gehendra Lama Bomjan, 58, of Konjyosom Rural Municipality-2, Shankhu has been arrested on May 9, 2021, on a charge of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl. The victim had lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on May 8 alleging that the accused had sexually abused the girl on…

May 11, 2021  
Commission Urges to be Sensitive to Children’s Right to Health

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn serious attention to the fact that the new form of COVID-19, which has been invading the world since last year, is spreading rapidly in Nepal and putting children at greater risk. The commission has recently conducted on-site monitoring in various schools in…

April 18, 2021  
Complaint filed Against Rape Accused

A complaint has been lodged against 32-year-old Ravi Kepchaki Magar of Bagmati Rural Municipality-7, Gimdi for raping a 15-year-old girl at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on March 16, 2021. According to the Chapagaun Police Circle, the victim's relatives lodged a complaint against the accused alleging that she was raped…

March 16, 2021  
There is a Need to Reach a Conclusion for Transitional Justice : Foreign Minister Gyawali

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said that the focus should be on transitional justice for the victims and for their dignified life by taking care of their economic, social, and cultural rights. He made the remarks at the launch of the "Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2021" organized…

February 20, 2021  
Pay the Arrears of Sugarcane Farmers Expeditiously: Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to implement the agreement between the Government of Nepal and the Sugarcane Farmers' Struggle Committee on January 28, 2020. A statement issued by the Commission on January 20 states that the sugarcane industry has received only a partial amount from…

January 21, 2021  
Banned CPN Cadres Arrested

Police have arrested three cadres including a member of the Secretariat of the banned Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav), from the Khurmi Bridge at Gimdi in Bagmati Rural Municipality-7 on January 13. Among the arrested are Dharmendra Bastola, 57, of Nigahapur in Panchpur Municipality-1,…

January 16, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Shankar Sapkota, 32, of Gimdi in Bagmati Rural Municipality-7 on January 14 on the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl. The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on the same day.  According to DSP Tek Bahadur Karki of the…

January 16, 2021  
Ensure Conflict Victims’ Right to Justice: Commission

The Bagmati Provincial Office of the National Human Rights Commission has drawn the attention of the government to ensure the right of conflict victims to justice. The Bagmati Provincial Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been monitoring the health condition of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been…

January 6, 2021