NHRC team at Rana’s residence

September 18, 2022 16:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 18:  A team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reached the residence of the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana after learning that he has been placed under house arrest.

KATHMANDU, May 4: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member Mihir Thakur has accused the government of appointing a person accused of human rights violation as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A day after police applied force to disperse a protest organized by civil society activists at Baluwatar in Kathmandu, where the official residence of the prime minister is located, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) urged the government to respect the citizens’ rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to provide free test and treatment to COVID-19 patients and manage the dead bodies of those dying of the coronavirus infection.

Of the total recommendations made by the human rights body, 163 were fully implemented, 445 were partially implemented where 587 are yet to be brought into action

KATHMANDU, May 4: Lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party  Mahesh Basnet and Kisan Shrestha and a former Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal have filed a case against the leaders of Janata Samajwadi Party including lawmaker Dr Surendra Yadav and a former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Sunday urged the government to evacuate Nepali students stranded in Wuhan of China without any further delay.

What should NHRC do?

December 9, 2019 10:14 am

While NHRC has to do the regular job of protecting and promoting human rights, it also has to ensure that those people who grossly violated human rights are punished

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concerns over ‘deteriorating’ human rights situation in the country and criticized the government for its apathy in upholding the past commitments.

Free the by-elections

October 16, 2019 01:30 am

The gross violation of election code of conduct is a major threat to a free, fair and peaceful election. It could jeopardize integrity and eclipse the sanctity of democratic exercise

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Civil society members have urged the government to protect complaints and testimonies collected from victims and families of those who were killed or disappeared during the Maoist insurgency.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The toll-free helpline service launched by the National Women's Commission (NWC) to receive complaints from women victims has received overwhelmingly encouraging response.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: There are still challenges for the protection of human rights in Nepal despite the formulation of laws in this regard.

Five reports tabled in HoR meeting

September 5, 2018 16:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa tabled five annual reports of the government and various bodies, on behalf of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, in today's meeting of the House of Representatives. The presented reports are of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Election Commission and National Human Rights Commission.

NHRC's attention drawn

September 2, 2018 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 2:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said its attention was drawn seriously towards the death of a prisoner.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Legal experts, activists and civil society leaders say that the current government of KP Oli is increasingly showing tendencies of an authoritarian and totalitarian state. Senior advocate Dinesh Tripathi said that the government's decision to bar former Maoist child soldier Lenin Bista from traveling to Thailand to attend a conference is deeply troubling. He further said this is a gross abuse of power invested in the government by the people.