NEPAL: The Adhikari couple's hunger strike takes a tragic turn

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Nanda Prasad Adhikari

Statement : The Adhikari couple began their hunger strike with the hope of finding justice for their son who was abducted and killed by Maoists in 2004. The couple were detained by the government and forced to accept intravenous nutrients to keep them alive. The couple and their resolve have become symbolic of the struggle for human rights across Nepal. Read More...

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NEPAL: The Adhikari couple's hunger strike takes a tragic turn

AHRC-STM-175-2014-02.jpg

Nanda Prasad Adhikari

Statement : The Adhikari couple began their hunger strike with the hope of finding justice for their son who was abducted and killed by Maoists in 2004. The couple were detained by the government and forced to accept intravenous nutrients to keep them alive. The couple and their resolve have become symbolic of the struggle for human rights across Nepal. Read More...

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NEPAL: Students tortured by drunk police officers

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Photo of the three victims of police torture - Pramod Chai (top); Dipak Thater (bottom left), and Uraj BK (bottom right).

Urgent Appeal Case : The Terai Human Rights Defenders (THRD) Alliance in Nepal has informed the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) that three teenage children were tortured by three drunk police officers on 26 September 2014. The victims are still waiting for justice and the perpetrators have yet to be charged. Read More...

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