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NEPAL: Bhutanese human rights activist has been arrested and detained without any proof of murder

NEPAL: Innocent arrest and detention without any criminal evidence ———————————————————...

NEPAL: Newpaper editor jailed

PUBLIC AI Index: ASA 31/010/2001  UA 142/01 Prisoners of conscience 6 June 2001  NEPAL Yubaraj Ghimirey, editor-in-chief of the Kantipur  Binod Raj Gyawali, director of the Kantipur  Kailash Siroh...

NEPAL: A joint statement by 14 local and international NGOs on the present situation in Nepal 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a statement adopted by 14 local, regional and international human rights bodies and academic institutions, including the AHRC, who ...

NEPAL: Updates regarding emergency situation on Nepal 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding updates related to the recent Nepal crisis issued on 10 February 2005 by the International Nepal Solidarity Network (INSN), a netwo...

NEPAL: Latest information regarding emergency situation on Nepal 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding two statements separately issued by the human rights activists and organizations of the civil society and Gagan Kumar Thapa, former...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Nepal): Nepal under Royal Regime – One year of dictatorial rule deepening the national crisis 

Dear friends, On the one-year anniversary of the royal take-over of Nepal, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a joint appeal issued by 48 NGOs, civil society organisations a...

FORWARDED APPEAL(Nepal): Humanitarian assistance is needed for displaced persons by flood in Sunsari District 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal calling for humanitarian assistance for the people living in flood-damaged parts along the Koshi River in Nepal. Accordin...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Nepal): Human rights groups question the legality of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement released on 28 May 2005 by 25 human rights organizations in Nepal questioning the legitimacy and legality of the...

WORLD: Please intervene in the attempt to remove UN Special Procedure mandate holders 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from Amnesty International regarding the draft decision by some governments to remove UN Special Procedure m...

NEPAL: UN Commission on Human Rights adopts resolution on Nepal 

Dear friends, We are forwarding you the resolution on Nepal adopted by the Sixty-first Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva.  In the past few months many persons have been much conc...

NEPAL: Protesting the attempt by the King’s regime to dismantle human rights mechanisms 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward a statement issued by three individuals and 16 human rights organisations in Nepal, with regard to the King’s efforts to ...

NEPAL: The Unacceptable Prohibition of Freedom of Movement of Human Rights Defender 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward a statement issued by a group of human rights organisations in Nepal, with regard to the unacceptable prohibition of freedom of...