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

– by NepalForeignAffairs.com 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 andContinue reading “Did UN official accused of bias by Israel protect Maoist violence in Nepal ? (Book Excerpt)”

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 haveContinue reading “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: Transitional [in] Justice in Nepal”

Maoist Infighting Update

Standing Committee meet ends; Baidya demands Central Committee meet SEP 03 – The UCPN (Maoist) Standing Committee meeting held at the party headquarters in Paris Dada, Kathmandu concluded on Saturday (today) after party Vice Chairman Mohan Baidya demanded the party Central Committee meeting. The meeting was said to iron out the internal differences surfaced after theContinue reading “Maoist Infighting Update”

प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका दुई पाटा

आजैको कान्तिपुरबाट: उपेन्द्र यादव उवाच दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आजको कान्तिपुरमा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा पढ्ने भए यहाँ क्लिके हुन्छ ।  मुस्ताङ् चढ्ने, कर्मचारी सरुवा नगर्ने, सरकारी खर्चबाट आफूलाई बधाई विज्ञापन रोक्ने निर्देशनसँगै सबैभन्दा महत्वपूर्ण, शान्ति प्रकृया टुङ्ग्याउन एकलव्य भएर लाग्ने प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका भनाई र केही हदसम्म कामले थुप्रै जनतामाझ उनलाईContinue reading “प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका दुई पाटा”

A Day After Handing Over Arms Key, Maoist Hardliners Baidya and Badal Revolt Against Prachanda

Prachanda, Baidya men clash in Kavre. Is the Maoist party on the verge of split? If yes, when? The intra-party rift in the UCPN (M) has widened further with the faction led by Senior Vice Chairman Mohan Baidya on Friday (today) announcing a nationwide campaign against the party decision to hand over the keys ofContinue reading “A Day After Handing Over Arms Key, Maoist Hardliners Baidya and Badal Revolt Against Prachanda”

Baburam Bhattarai Wanted to Meet the US Ambassador’s Rep in 2003…

…thinking that the Ambassador himself may not meet him. How times of have changed! The American Ambassador has gone to meet him, most recently, two days ago Baburam became the Prime Minister.  US diplomatic cables as revealed by Wikileaks. Report by John Narayan Parajuli US officials saw Maoist Vice Chairman Baburam Bhattarai (who is notContinue reading “Baburam Bhattarai Wanted to Meet the US Ambassador’s Rep in 2003…”

American Cablegate: US Ambassador Relays Concerns About Activities Of Indian Intelligence Agents [In Nepal]

Reference ID: 03KATHMANDU2366 Created: 2003-12-04 02:02 Released: 2011-03-15 00:12 Classification: SECRET//NOFORN Origin: Embassy Kathmandu Wikileaks notice: This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available. S E C R E T KATHMANDU 002366 SIPDIS NOFORN STATE FOR SA/INS E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/03/2013 TAGS: PRELContinue reading “American Cablegate: US Ambassador Relays Concerns About Activities Of Indian Intelligence Agents [In Nepal]”