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Human Rights Review Should Address Broken Commitments, Impunity

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If Nepal Can’t Prosecute War Crimes at Home, Other Countries May Step In

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Activists hold an event in memory of people who were disappeared during Nepal’s decade-long civil war, Kathmandu, August 30, 2017.
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A New Prime Minister Takes Over, But There is No Political Will to Ensure Justice for Conflict Victims

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Rule of Law Should Prevail, Not Political Protectionism

(London) – Nepali authorities should immediately take effective steps to enforce the landmark Kavre district court murder verdict for the 2004 torture and killing of teenager Maina Sunuwar, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International…
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UN and Donors Need to Back Accountability for Conflict Era Crimes

(New York) – The mandates of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons (COID) should be extended indefinitely to ensure that justice, accountability, and reparations are achieved for the…
Protesters call for justice for atrocities committed during Nepal's civil war at a sit-in in Kathmandu on June 6, 2011.
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Annul Clemency for Grave Crimes

(New York) – Nepal’s leading political parties should not bargain away justice for victims of serious human rights abuses as part of an agreement to form a new coalition government, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Human Rights Watch, and…
Protesters call for justice for atrocities committed during Nepal's civil war at a sit-in in Kathmandu on June 6, 2011.
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A public debate at the UN on April 10 will serve up a revisionist denial of the worst killings in Europe since the end of World War II: the ethnic slaughter in the former Yugoslavia that horrified the world in the 1990s. While the session's ostensible…
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Eleven years ago, during NATO's air campaign against Yugoslavia, Serbian forces killed more than 40 ethnic Albanian men in a Kosovo village called Cuska (Qyshk in Albanian). This month the hand of justice finally reached the men accused of the crime.…