Nepal and Impunity: The Lies of the Prime minister and the fear of Maoists

Since judicial proceedings of the criminal acts committed during the insurgency will not be stopped/halted by courts and these acts can not also be condoned by Truth and Reconciliation Commission (‘TRC’), the prestige of peace process will be saved by the uninterrupted investigation of Dailekh incident. By Narayan Wagle in Himal Magazine via  NNLP  (see atContinue reading “Nepal and Impunity: The Lies of the Prime minister and the fear of Maoists”

It's Time To Burn Weapons in Nepal

Two photos, one very positive message: Gun, gun burning bright, in the peace of the day: Weapons belonging to the now dissolved retaliation group that was formed to fight Maoists in southern Nawalparasi were burnt and destroyed on Friday in public. The group, on the initiation of National Human Rights Commission, announced its dissolution FridayContinue reading “It's Time To Burn Weapons in Nepal”

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Government of Nepal and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)

Full text of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement held between Government of Nepal and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Source: Government of Nepal Date: 22 Nov 2006 Preamble Respecting popular mandate of Nepali people expressed in favor of democracy, peace and progression through the historical struggles and people’s movements, time and again, from 2007 BS andContinue reading “The Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Government of Nepal and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)”

Echoes of Painful Nepali Society

A Nepali doctor living in Australia pens his debut novel By Deepak Adhikari Saturday Blog Ravi Thapaliya, the writer of Echoes of Pain In an age of increasing numbers of reading (also buying, I guess) communities, a good book doesn’t remain long in the shelves of bookstores. But, not so in Nepal. When I fishedContinue reading “Echoes of Painful Nepali Society”