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.
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, 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.
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, 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.
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.