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)”

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 WatchContinue reading “Biased Narrative of HRW Report on #Nepal”

Debunking Dr. Karan Singh’s Misinformed Comments on #Nepal at Indian Rajya Sabha

– by Nepalforeignaffairs Team Dr. Karan Singh’s statement (click here to watch his full statement) in Indian parliament yesterday is full of factual errors and lies. Perceived as a person who’s knowledgeable about Nepal, Singh’s understanding of Nepal’s complexities and nuances appear to be very insufficient and based on a distorted view on Nepal’s situation,Continue reading “Debunking Dr. Karan Singh’s Misinformed Comments on #Nepal at Indian Rajya Sabha”

Royal Nepal Palace Refutes "Malicious" Reports

King Gyanendra’s Secretariat at the royal palace today issued a statement that said: “The attention of the Secretariat has been drawn to the malicious reports appearing in sections of the national and international media in recent days against the royal palace. This Secretariat strongly refutes these reports as totally fabricated and unfounded.” The background: SomeContinue reading “Royal Nepal Palace Refutes "Malicious" Reports”

News from India: BJP Welcomes Change in Nepal

King Gyanendra’s asylum to India a “hypothetical issue”: Amid speculation that Nepal King Gyanendra could seek political asylum in India, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee was evasive on the issue, describing it as hypothetical, reports Press Trust of India. “I do not know whether anybody has sought any asylum. It is a hypothetical question,” MukherjeeContinue reading “News from India: BJP Welcomes Change in Nepal”

Comrades Are In Problem, Again

A day after two Maoists leaders in Nepal criticized the Chairman and his deputy, the party expels them branding “”deserters of the revolution and servants of the autocratic monarchy and counter-revolution.” Yes, it is almost certain that the Comrades are in problem again. And this time it seems pretty serious. After their widely publicized fighting,Continue reading “Comrades Are In Problem, Again”

In The Name of Revolution

General people in Nepal are paying the price of the bloody war Many Internally Displaced People in Nepal are going through difficult situation like this woman in the photo. Nimakala Pun, 58, has been performing the same daily routine lively hood for the last eight years in Liwang, the headquarters of Rolpa districts. She isContinue reading “In The Name of Revolution”