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NEPAL: Two cases of arbitrary detention and torture 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received two arbitrary arrest and torture cases from Nepal. According to the information we have received, Satya Narayan Bhagat (32), a membe...

NEPAL: Seven persons facing re-arrest by the police in violation of a court order 

Dear friends, We call for your immediate intervention! The lives of people who were released from prison with a court order are at risk. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received informati...

UPDATE (Nepal): The two arrested human rights defenders were released unconditionally 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is happy to inform you that the two arrested human rights defenders Dinesh Prasain and Usha titikchu were released unconditionally from the Anamn...

NEPAL: Two human rights defenders were illegally arrested and are currently being detained at the Anamnagar City Police Office, Kathmandu

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is deeply concerned by the illegal arrest of Dinesh Prasain and Usha Titikchu by the police from the Anamnagar City Police Office, Kathumandu at ...

NEPAL: Re-arrest of two individuals by district police after court ordered their release 

Dear friends The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is concerned by the information that two individuals who were ordered to be released from the Central Jail Nepalgunj by the appellate court on sep...

NEPAL: Arrests, Incommunicado Detention and Torture in Custody of Civil Servants

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Collective Campaign for Peace on the recent arrest, unlawful detention and torture of peaceful protestors and ci...

UPDATE (Nepal): Police commandeering private trucks in their illegal operations

Dear friends The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is sending you updated information about the situation in Nepal. Please send a letter to the Government of Nepal demanding that they restore the p...

NEPAL: Without a parliament, whence human rights in Nepal?

Democratic groups in Nepal are now demonstrating in the capital daily, putting lives and limbs at risk demanding an end to ‘regression’–the abolition of parliament by the king, who h...

UPDATE (Nepal): Continued arrests and detentions of demonstrators, bystanders and journalists

Dear friends The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received updated information on the continued arrests and detentions of demonstrators in Nepal. According to the information, those detained a...

UPDATE (Nepal): Arbitrary detention and arrests continued

Dear friends Further to the Asian Human Right Commission’s urgent appeal issued yesterday on the dire situation in Nepal [see http://www.ahrchk.net/ua/mainfile.php/2004/654/], we have received updat...

NEPAL: Hundreds of people rounded up and arbitrarily detained in Nepal

Dear friends   The Asian Human Rights Commission is gravely concerned by the large number of innocent civilians being rounded up by the Government of Nepal. There are no records of their arrest, dete...

NEPAL: Rape of two blind girls by the hostel warden and danger of police inaction

Dear Friends The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is gravely concerned of repeated rape and sexual abuse of two blind girl students by the hostel warden at the Shree Janata Higher Secondary School...

PAKISTAN: A young woman killed by her husband on the pretext of honour killing

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a 30-year-old woman named Ms. Hidayat was allegedly killed by her husband, Mr. Momin Ali Mahar in Dal village, Lak...

NEPAL: Three young persons shot dead by security personnel and a girl among the victims were gang-raped before being killed in Pokahari Chauri-4, Kavre District

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from a reliable source of extra-judicial killings of two young girls and one young boy, Reena Rasaili (18), Subhadra Cha...

NEPAL: The Dalit community in Saptari district was attacked due to an inter-caste marriage and the couple was kidnapped

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that the young couple named Manoj Khanga and Parbati Raut, who had an inter-caste marriage, has been kidnapped by the gi...

NEPAL: Dalits beaten up and forbidden to enter village temple

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is concerned at receiving information of yet another case of discrimination against Dalits in Nepal. A number of Dalits were beaten up and forbid...

NEPAL: Four men arbitrarily detained and suspected of being seriously tortured

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that four individuals were arbitrarily arrested on 1 February 2004 by the security forces in Bajura (west part), Nepal, ...

NEPAL: A young human rights defender was killed in Banke District

Dear friends The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) in Nepal that a young human rights activist, Mr. Chet Prakash Khatri, was...

NEPAL: Three student leaders arbitrarily arrested by the police for shouting slogans against the monarchy

Three student leaders arbitrarily arrested by the police for shouting slogans against the monarchy NEPAL: Political right; Freedom of opinion; Arbitrary detention —————&#...

NEPAL: An 8 year old boy is in critical situation after being shot by army security personnel in Sunsari District

NEPAL: An 8 year old boy is in critical situation after being shot by army security personnel in Sunsari District NEPAL: Right of Children; Ill treatment of Children ————̵...