Nepal is a country with a rich history and culture. But unfortunately, it is also one that has been plagued by the evils of caste-based discrimination for centuries. Even today the caste system finds continuity in a strong way.
KATHMANDU: A committee formed by the Ministry of Home Affairs to probe the Soti incident of West Rukum has concluded that the six Dalit youths who lost their lives in the incident had been stoned to death.
KATHMANDU, May 29: While expressing shock over the killing of five men by opponents of an inter-caste relationship in Nepal last weekend, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday called for an independent probe into the gruesome incident.
POKHARA, June 24: Shanti Pariyar, a health worker at the Department of Gynecology and Child Care of Fewa City Hospital, has accused her co-workers of caste-based discrimination at a press meet held on Sunday.