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Child Marriage Continues Among Tarai Dalit Community
Rautahat/ April 19
The government efforts to end child marriage have not yielded desirable results as the practices go on unabated among the ...

CPN-M Captures Civilian's Land
Kapilbastu/ April 19
Biplav-led CPN-M has captured 10 bighas of land belonging to Shivananda Kurmi of Babani in Banganga Municipality-8 on April 18. ...

Human Rights Yearbook
Human Rights Yearbook 2015
The year 2014 started with a hope of taking on-going peace process to the logical conclusion. The election of the Constituent Assembly (CA) held at the end of 2013 not only provided opportunity to form the government of people’s representatives but also an opportunity to end the transitional period.
"Perpetrators of Human Rights Will be Black-listed"
Former Chief Justice Anup Raj Sharma was appointed as the Chief Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission on October 20. On November 5, Ramesh Prasad Timilsina had an interview with him for INSEConline regarding NHRC’s future programs and its leadership role. Here are the excerpts of the interview.
Opinion Forum
"Translating Justiciability Theory into Practice in Nepal"
Tejman Shrestha* 
1.   Background
The right to food has been accepted as a basic human right. However, the large global population has not been able to enjoy this basic right. The number of undernourished persons in the world in 2011-2013 was predicted to be 842 million ...
View Point  
  "Constitutional Guarantee of Right to Food and its Enforcement is Necessary"
Khom Prasad Ghimire
 Food is indispensable to a human life. To have easy access to food is the right of an individual. Fruits and vegetables are specially needed food materials in everyday life. Special care should be given from the production to distribution of fruits and vegetables. Safe, quality and ...
  "Families of Disappeared Persons Wait for Answers"

Ramesh Prasad Timalsina
Pale face. Faint voice. Tearful eyes. It has been long since they are knocking the doors of human rights organizations in the capital with a faint hope. The prime time of their life has been spent knocking the doors of governmental bodies and are still they are pinning ...
INSEC in News  
Govt urged to save 5 Nepalis on death row Jan 2015
Govt urged to save Nepalis from Indonesia execution
The himalayan Times/ 19 Jan 2015
Human rights violation of 82 HR defenders in six months: Report Dec 2014
Leaders, activists flay union move
Kathmandu Post / 29 Aug 2014
19 fake cases in 'disappeared' persons list in Kavre
The Himalayan Times / 11 May 2014
Woman burnt alive in dowry case in Banke
My Republica / 05 May 2014
2013 saw rise in number of human rights violations
The Himalayan Times / 02 February 2014
Media's role for protection and promotion of human rights stressed / 04 Dec 2013
A call for Human Rights in Nepal
gmmag / 29 Oct 2013
Human rights organisations scream for justice
The Himalayan Times / 30 August 2013
Police receive Adhikari murder case records
Ekantipur / 16 Aug 2013
Transgenders call for human treatment
The Himalayan Times / 07 August 2013
Rights activist awarded
The Himalayan Times / 31 July 2013
Domestic violence Time for action
The Himalayan Times / 19 June 2013
Govt fails to put its foot down on armed groups
The Himalayan Times / 26 Mar 2013
Nepal's human rights situation worsening, says report
OneWorld South Asia / 20 Feb 2013
2012 most dismal year in terms of human rights: INSEC
Ekantipur / 21 Feb 2013
2012 dismal year in terms of rights: INSEC
My Republica / 21 Feb 2013
Ex-CJ alarmed at emerging autocracy
The Himalayan Times / 19 Feb 2013
Insec reports increase in cases of rights violation
Ekantipur / 19 Feb 2013
CJ-led govt will be against Interim Constitution: Ex-CJ Sharma
Nepalnews / 19 Feb 2013
NHRC urges fair Dekendra case probe
The Kathmandu Post / 24 Jan 2013
SC vacancies : Chances of fair trial waning rapidly, rues NHRC chief
The Kathmandu Post / 24 Jan 2013
Nepal promotes Army officer accused of war-time abuse
Zee News / 05 Oct 2012
Monitor Small Arms To Reduce Criminal Activities
My Republica / 03 October 2012
NEPAL: Land could sow 'seeds of serious discontent'
Humanitarian news and analysis/ 10 August 2012
Rights activist wins Prakash Memorial award
The Himalayan Times / 31 July 2012
Dhungana awarded Prakash Human Rights Award 2068
My Republica / 31 July 2012
INSEC tackles human rights in workshop
The Himalayan Times / 20 June 2012
Dahal's hit-streets plea flayed
The Himalayan Times / 14 May 2012
Nepal's Rural Women Seek Justice
IPS News / 05 April 2012
Parties come under fire from rights activists
The Himalayan Times / 02 April 2012
Appeal to power NHRC
The Himalayan Times / 28 Mar 2012
Woman in Capital blinded for 'witchcraft'
The Kathmandu Post / 23 Mar 2012
INSEC reports 464 cases of sexual violence in 2011
Nepalews / 9 Mar 2012
INSEC report shows 464 cases of sexual violence in Nepal in 2011 / 9 Mar 2012
Small arms a big menace: Insec report
The Kathmandu Post / 27 Feb 2012
58 abducted in east in 2011: INSEC
The Himalayan Times / 21 Feb 2012
Bleak picture of human rights in Midwest
The Himalayan Times / 21 Feb 2012
648 Nepali women became victims of violence last year
The Himalayan Times / 20 Feb 2012
3039 rights violation cases in 2011: INSEC
The Himalayan Times / 19 Feb 2012
INSEC book 2011 released
Nepalnews/ 19 Feb 2012
Under Threat in Nepal, Former U.N. Officials Seek Protection
IPS News / 15 Feb 2012
Caste discrimination behind Sunar's killing: Report
The Himalayan Times / 22 Jan 2012
Government bears the brunt of student unions' anger
The Himalayan Times / 20 Jan 2012
Dalit rights groups decry Insec report
Ekantipur / 01 Jan 2012
Rights group sees no caste sentiment behind Manbire's murder
Nepal News / 31 Dec 2011
Nepal: Peace Brings More Violence Against Women
Global Issues / 31 Dec 2001
Drunken brawl caused Manbire's death: Report
The Himalayan Times / 30 Dec 2011
Assault on journos up
The Himalayan Times / 24 Dec 2011
4,000 child labourers in Banke alone: Report
The Himalayan Times / 14 Dec 2011
Classes on dangers of explosives
The Himalayan Times / 12 Dec 2012
Nepal Fears a Truth and Reconciliation Commission
News Blaze / 21 Sep 2011
Rights defenders against condoning criminals
The Himalayan Times / 29 Aug 2011
Up in arms
Ekantipur / 13 Aug 2011
Conflict patterns, violent trends
Ekantipur / 05 Aug 2011
Human rights award for Acharya
The Himalayan / 01 Aug 2011
Acharya receives Prakash Human Rights Prize 2067
Nepalnews / 01 Aug 2011
Rights Activists Call for an Effective Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia and Civil Society Participation in SAARC
Asian Tribune / 28 Jul 2011
Justice Bastola pounces upon Nepal political leadership: Report
Telegraph Nepal / 03 July 2011
UML tells Parshuram to face authorities
My Republica / 18 Jun 2011
Nepal declared landmine-free country
All Headlines News / 14 Jun 2011
Condition of missing officer unknown since 8 months
My Republica / 06 Jun 2011
Nepal to be mine-free by next week
Ekantipur / 10 Jun 2011
Nepal to be "landmine-free" country soon
China Daily / 10 Jun 2011
INSEC expresses concern over Maoist activities
Review Nepal / 19 May 2011
INSEC Expresses Serious Concern Over Maoist Activities
Gateway Online / 19 May 2011
Secretariat asks Maoists to probe Chulachuli incident
My Republica / 18 May 2011
HR Organizations monitor maoist combatants' attack
News In Nepal / 28 Apr 2011
Rights situation : Tarai picture bleak:
Ekantipur / 22 Mar 2011
Renewed demand to ratify Rome Statute
Ekantipur / 22 Jul 2011
Human rights report paints a gloomy picture
The Himalayan TImes / 21 Mar 2011
1124 persons victimized in Central development
newsinNepal / 21 Mar 2011
1124 persons victimised in rights abuse cases in central development region in 2010: INSEC
Nepal News / 21 Mar 2011
Human Right violation up: Report
Nepal Mountain News / 11 Mar 2011
602 rights violation cases in mid-west of Nepal
The Himalayan Times / 11 Mar 2011
Scope of violence
Ekantipur / 25 Feb 2011
Govt rapped for poor rights scenario
Ekantipur / 20 Feb 2011
289 raped, 459 killed, 115 abducted last year: INSEC
Nepal Mountain News / 20 Feb 2011
Nepal's record has improved
The Himalayan Times / 20 Feb 2011
Rights defenders 'dismayed' at govt apathy
Ekantipur / 11 Feb 2011
TRC formation essential to ease conflict victims’ woes: Speaker
Ekantipur / 07 Feb 2011
Halfway there
Ekantipur / 28 Jan 2011
Nepal braces for rights scrutiny
Ekantipur / 05 Jan 2011
Rights violation unabated: INSEC
The Himalayan Times / 04 Jan 2011
INSEC study exposes plight of human rights activists
The Himalayan Times / 09 Dec 2010



Top News

CPN-M (Biplav) Captures Local's Land
Kanchanpur/ April 19
Man Assaulted by Soldiers
Bardiya/ April 19
Child Marriage Continues Among Tarai Dalit Community
Rautahat/ April 19
CPN-M Captures Civilian's Land
Kapilbastu/ April 19
One Arrested On Charge of Rape Attempt
Kailali/ April 18
Complaint Filed Against Accused Rapist
Jhapa/ April 18
Locals Suffer as Health Center Remains Sans Staff
Khotang/ April 18
Bodies of Missing Boys Found in Separate Incidents
Bara/ April 18
Conflict Victims Demand Implementation of SC Verdict
Morang/ April 17
Lack of Test Kit Hampers Identification of Flu Breakout
Jumla/ April 17
Man Charged with Rape of 13yo Girl
Kathmandu/April 16
Rape Accused Remanded in Custody
Nawalparasi/April 16
Victim Held after Accused in Rape Attempt Dies
Okhaldhunga/April 16
Flu Epidemic Claims Four More in Jajarkot, Death Toll Reaches 16
Jajarkot/April 16
INSEC Condoles Demise of Former PM Thapa
Kathmandu/April 16
FNJ Calls on Govt to Contain Epidemic
Jumla/April 15
PwDs Padlock DEO
Jumla/April 15
Man Arrested on Charge of Rape Attempt
Khotang/ April 14
Rape Accused Arrested
Nepalgunj/ April 14
Complaint Filed against Couple for Witch Hunting
Khotang/ April 14
Family of Migrant Worker Grieving His Death
Mahottari/April 14
Documentation Helpful for Victims to Get Justice: ED Gautam
Banke/ April 13
Fast Track Service in Uncertainty Due to Police Indifference
Mugu/ April 13
Two Injured in Bomb Explosion
Nepalgunj/ April 13
Helpline to Provide Public Information Begins
Kathmandu/ April 13
Parliamentary Committee to Study Distribution of Relief
Kathmandu/ April 13
Locals Demand Investigation of Sabaila Incident
Dhanusha/ April 12
YCL’s Life Threat to Journalist
Kavre/ April 12
Policemen Accused of Rape of Girls
Kavre/ April 12
Police Arrest Man for Trying to Marry Minor
Sangkhuwasabha/ April 12
Number of Children Remain Out of School
Udaypur/ April 11
Policemen Accused of Rape of Girls
Kavre/ April 11
Schools Remain Closed Even After 2 Months
Humla/April 11
By-election Concludes in Constituency No. 1
Baglung/ April 11
Unidentified Illness Claims 9 Lives, Affects Hundreds
Jajarkot/ April 10
Conflict Victims’ Plea Rejected
Bardiya/ April 10
Boys Rescued in Delhi Return Home
Saptari/April 10
Man Held on charge of Raping Daughter
Pyuthan/April 10
Case Filed against Five on Charge of Gang-rape
Dhankuta/April 10
CPN-M (Biplob) Captures Land
Nuwakot/April 9
FIR Registered against Assault over Witchcraft Charge
Rolpa/April 9
Man Arrested on Charge of Raping Minor
Pyuthan/ April 9
Policeman Arrested on Charge of Rape
Doti/April 9
Rape Accused Remanded in Custody
Bhaktapur/ April 9
Clash between Bandh Organizors, Police Leaves Five Injured
Panchthar/April 8
Man Convicted of Rape Gets Prison Sentence of 10 years
Dolakha/ April 8
Rape Accused Remanded in Custody
Sangkhuwasabha/ April 8
Gaur Remains Shut Despite End of Unrest
Rautahat/ April 8
Cabinet Decides to Provide Additional Relief to Conflict Victims
Kathmandu/ April 8
INSEC’s Attention towards Gaur Incident
Kathmandu/ April 8
FIR Registered After 12 Days of Rape
Saptari/ April 8
Bandh Called Off by 30-party Alliance
Kathmandu/ April 7
Vehicles Vandalized, Public Clashed with Party Cadres
Morang/April 7
Vehicles Vandalized, Public Life Affected
Kathmandu/ April 7
Vandalism in Bandh in Western Region, Four Arrested
Pokhara/ April 7
NHRC Condemns Arson, Vandalism during Bandh
Lalitpur/ April 7
Complaint Filed Against Man for Attempt to Rape Minor
Arghakhanchi/ April 7
Bandh Affects Public Life Partially in Far-West
Kathmandu/ April 7



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