Young Criminal League? Here is Why.

Expressing serious concern over what it said were criminal activities of YCL (that is, Young Communist League of the Maoist party), the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to independently and impartially probe crimes committed by the Maoist youth wing and punish them on charges of criminal offence. “NHRC has received complaintsContinue reading “Young Criminal League? Here is Why.”

Who is the Real Witch? YCL or the Pregnant Woman?

Cadres of Maoist youth wing, YCL, thrashed a couple at Pwang VDC-8 of Rukum district yesterday accusing the latter of practicing witchcraft. Dal Bahadur Gharti and his pregnant wife, Devi, were severely beaten by local YCL cadres, Chunlal Gharti and Rajesh Malla, after the locals accused the Gharti couple of casting spell on a localContinue reading “Who is the Real Witch? YCL or the Pregnant Woman?”

Maoist Madness After Victory

As the vote counting was going on Maoit’s YCL cadres were stopping people at different places and searching their bodies, bags and wallets. Some Nepali Congress cadres were complaining that their money and mobile phones were confiscated. Maoists were searching for NC cadres and beating whoever they found. By Damodar Neupane in Gorkha Diary ofContinue reading “Maoist Madness After Victory”

Economics of YCL upkeep :Rs 1 b a year needed

By Ghanashyam Ojha ( Published in the Kathmandu Post Feb 5, 2008) Can also be accessed at Ekantipur KATHMANDU, Feb 5 – Much has been said and written about extortion, intimidation and abductions by the Young Communist League (YCL) and its occasional dabbling in social work. But hardly anything has been written on the financingContinue reading “Economics of YCL upkeep :Rs 1 b a year needed”