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Bring Murderers of Teenage Girl to Book, UN to Nepal Govt
Kathmandu/January 29
Human Rights Committee has urged the Government of Nepal to report it regarding delay in punishing the perpetrators involved in ...

Justice for Conflict-Era Crimes Remains Out of Reach: HRW
Kathmandu/January 29
In spite of the new coalition government pledging to uphold long overdue promises of justice, accountability, and a new constitution, ...

Human Rights Yearbook
Human Rights Yearbook 2014
Year 2013 with its uncertain first half, bid farewell showing positive rays in its latter half. Some complicated issues re­lated to peace process, which were pending for years, were resolved this reporting year.
"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
"A Strategy to End Dowry Practice: Intertwining Property Rights, Dowry System and Civic Responsibility Act" Seema Pandey*
Dowry system is not an uncommon or unheard issue globally given that all the religions and cultures around the world had practiced it at some point of their history. The dowry has a long history in Europe, South Asia and Africa, and other parts ...
View Point  
  "“Comment on HRC Hearing and NGOs’ Participation”"
Suman Adhikari,
Son of Muktinath Adhikari, killed by Maoists during the armed conflict
 We think the recommendations that came up after the discussion in the HRC will have a positive effect. Government cannot lie to international community like it does to us. The state does not have any moral power to ...
  "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

Bring Murderers of Teenage Girl to Book, UN to Nepal Govt
Kathmandu/January 29
Justice for Conflict-Era Crimes Remains Out of Reach: HRW
Kathmandu/January 29
Accused Rapist of Girl Arrested
Kaski/ January 29
Case Filed Against Man for Child Marriage
Kalikot/ January 29
Dalit Assoication Member Injured in Assault
Dolpa/ January 29
War Crime, Rape among Charges that cannot be Withdrawn
Kathmandu/January 29
Rapist Gets 10 Years
Makwanpur/ January 29
Police Arrest Woman for Assaulting MiL
Sindhupalchok/ January 28
Army Disposes Bomb Found in Police Station Premises
Jumla/ January 28
Rape Accused Gets 20 Years
Ilam/ January 28
INSEC Forwards Names of Needy for Training
Banke/ January 28
NHRC Decides on 130 Cases in 100 Days
Lalitpur/ January 28
Complaint of Rape Attempt Registered
Morang/January 27
Man Held for Rape
Makawanpur/January 27
INSEConline News Effect: Financial Support to Abandoned Infant
Saptari/January 27
4-year-old Murdered after Abduction
Bara/January 27
NHRC Spokesperson Urges Govt for Sufficient Steps
Lalitpur/January 27
Shortage of Rice in Food Depot
Humla/ January 26
Women Charged with Murder of Daughter-in-Law Remanded in Prison
Jumla/ January 26
One Injured in Police Attack
Morang/ January 26
Couple Gets 11 Years for Women Trafficking
Makawanpur/ January 26
Son Fires at Mom Following Dispute
Terhathum/ January 25
Case Filed Against Rape Accused
Saptari/ January 25
Budget Crunch Affects Health Services of Prison Inmates
Morang/ January 25
Woman Held on Charge of Murder of Daughter-in-Law
Saptari/ January 25
Woman Files Complaint against Husband
Sangkhuwasabha/ January 24
Victims Rues Non-Availability of Relief
Rasuwa/ January 24
Hearing on TRC Commission Act Adjourned
Kathmandu/ January 24
Government Supporters and 30-Party Alliance Cadres Clash
Saptari/ January 23
Accused Rapist Remanded in Custody
Siraha/ January 23
Man Accused of Raping Girl Arrested
Palpa/ January 23
Police Accused of Torturing Detainee
Dang/ January 23
Boy Remanded in Custody
Udayapur/ January 23
Arrested On Charge of Witch Allegation
Rasuwa/ January 23
Couple Assaulted On Charge of Being Witches
Rasuwa/ January 22
Police Interference in 30-Party Alliance’s Rally
Jhapa/ January 22
Man Accused of Rape Remanded in Prison
Udaypur/ January 22
RPP-Nepal’s Publicity Vehicle Attacked
Banke/ January 22
Most of DV Cases Settled Out of Court
Khotang/ January 22
Journalists Assaulted While Reporting
Nuwakot/ January 22
Civil Society Regrets CA Incident
Kathmandu/ January 22
UML District Member Injured in Clash
Saptari/ January 21
No to Creating Scene in the CA: AWC
Lalitpur/ January 21
International Community Urges Continuation of Dialogue for New Constitution
Lalitpur/ January 21
Three Arrested In Relation to Conflict-Period Killing
Terhathum/ January 21
Life Affected Due to Bandh Called by 30-party Alliance
Nepalgunj/ January 20
Bandh Enforcers and YAN Cadres Clash, Vehicles Vandalized
Pokhara/ January 20
UML Party Office Torched
Saptari/ January 20
FNJ Condemns Attacked Directed at Press
Kathmandu/ January 20
Rape Convict Gets 10 Years
Dhankuta/ January 20
NHRC Expresses Concern Over Bandh Incidents
Kathmandu/ January 20
Public Life by Bandh Called by 30-Party Alliance
Kathmandu/ January 20
Civil Society Leaders Urge For Retracting Bandh Call
Kathmandu/ January 19
Lahan Tense after Police Intervention at Dr CK Raut’s Program
Siraha/ January 19
INSEC Urges Govt to Initiate Step to Save 5 Nepalis in Death Row
Kathmandu/ January 19
Whistle Rally Demanding Citizenship in Mother’s Name
Kathmandu/ January 19
Man Wanted in Wife’s Murder Arrested
Rautahat/ January 19
Complaint Lodged Against Husband
Sankhuwasabha/ January 19
Rape Accused Arrested
Dang/ January 19
Complaint of Rape Lodged at Police
Ilam/ January 19
Woman Lodges Complaint against Sister-In-Law
Khotang/ January 19
Statue of Slain Teacher to Be Erected
Khotang/ January 19
Teen Arrested On Charge of Rape
Sunsari/ January 18
Two Trafficked Children Rescued in India
Morang/ January 18
Teachers Thrashed by Police
Kalikot/ January 18
Any Commission Bypassing Victims Unable to Ensure Them Justice
Kathmandu/ January 18



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