KATHMANDU, April 22: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, to prioritize labor protection for migrant workers during his upcoming visits to Bangladesh and Nepal on April 22 and 23, respectively.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has stated that Nepal's transitional justice (TJ) law needs further progress.

KATHMANDU, March 15: An international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Royal Government of Bhutan to quash the convictions of several dozen political prisoners who have been detained for decades and release them.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the newly-elected government of Nepal to prioritize coverage for all children and add coverage for millions of informal-sector workers as it considers changes to the existing system. The global human rights watchdog also said that Nepal’s social protection system fails to effectively protect children from poverty and reinforces inequalities between informal and formal workers.

Nepal is once again in the media headlines around the world for a news that should have been a matter of the past. Amid failure and unwillingness of each successive government in the past several years, Nepal has been facing a stalled transitional justice process for almost two decades.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has expressed concern over the failure of Nepal to conclude the transitional justice process. This comes in the wake of US Ambassador to Nepal Dean R Thompson saying that the international community is keenly interested to see Nepal’s transitional justice process moving forward to address the concerns of the victims.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepali authorities should urgently bolster public health systems that struggled during a dengue fever outbreak in recent months, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. Dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases are projected to become more widespread and severe in Nepal as a result of warming temperatures linked to climate change.

Issuing a joint press statement on Friday, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International (AI) said that the independence and integrity of the judiciary in Nepal is being jeopardized by the crisis at its Supreme Court. In an unprecedented move, 18 out of 19 justices have refused to sit on Supreme Court benches unless Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana steps down.

Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty International have demanded that the government should  withdraw ordinance amending law to make appointments to constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Nepal government should revise several pieces of draft legislation that threaten to undermine the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

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KATHMANDU, April 19: Human Rights Watch, the international rights defender, has urged the Nepal government to stop prosecuting journalists and social media users for peaceful reporting and online expression.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: International rights defender Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Government of Nepal to address the long-delayed transitional justice (TJ) process.