KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) conducted a demonstration in front of the Russian Embassy in Kathmandu on Monday afternoon, protesting against the recruitment of Nepali nationals into the Russian army and their deployment in the war.
The agitating rights activists urged Russia to cease the attack on Ukraine and facilitate the safe return of Nepali nationals deployed in the Ukraine war.
The protestors called for an immediate halt to the recruitment of Nepalis into the Russian army for use in the war with Ukraine. They demanded the safe return of Nepalis involved in the conflict to Nepal without any conditions.
Participants in the demonstration displayed placards with slogans such as ‘Russia: Stop War, Promote Peace,’ ‘712 Days of War: Gained Nothing, Lost Many Things,’ ‘Russia: Send Back All Nepalis Recruited to Fight in Ukraine,’ ‘Russia: End Enmity, Save Humanity,’ and ‘Russia: Stop War in Ukraine.’