Category: Human Rights

  • Pictures show how Nepal is coping with the inhumane blockade by India

    Pictures show how Nepal is coping with the inhumane blockade by India

    – by team The Indian blockade of Nepal (#IndiaBlockadesNepal) has been running for over three months now. Being landlocked, most of Nepal’s imports come via India. Although international laws provide landlocked countries the right to unrestricted passage to the sea, India has been unquestioned by the international community on the way it is putting […]

  • Did UN official accused of bias by Israel protect Maoist violence in Nepal ? (Book Excerpt)

    – by team Ian Martin was the head of Amnesty International before serving as UN special envoy to East Timor and Nepal. He acted as the inaugural head of UN Mission In Nepal (UNMIN) from 2006 to 2009. UNMIN was established to assist Nepal’s peace process following the peace agreement between Nepal government and […]

  • Biased Narrative of HRW Report on #Nepal

    Biased Narrative of HRW Report on #Nepal

    Prem Dhakal Does Human Rights Watch (HRW) believe that people migrating within Nepal have no say about provincial delineation of the place where they live now, while those coming from India like Rajendra Mahato should have a greater say over delineation of the whole stretch of Terai? Why is the narrative of Human Rights Watch […]

  • Women Entrepreneurs in A Country Where Business was Men’s Domain

    Women entrepreneurs in Nepal have come far but they still have a long way to go. Women entrepreneurs are still waiting for a situation where they will get a chance of working as freely as their male counterparts. Siromani Dhungana/UWB Over the last few weeks, I have met several women entrepreneurs who are doing amazing […]

  • Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: Transitional [in] Justice in Nepal

    As today is Blog Action Day 2013, and the theme this year is Human Rights, I thought it would be an appropriate time to write a piece about transitional justice in Nepal. All say Nepal is in political transition but none of them are clear how to end this transition. It seems political parties have […]