DANG, Feb 28: Province 5 has been preparing to validate land transactions done during the conflict era by the Maoist-run 'people's government'. The provincial government has come up with five-point conclusion in this regard.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the government to come up with a law criminalizing conflict-era torture and enforced disappearance so as to prevent a situation of conflict-era victims seeking justice through international institutions.
RUKUM / DANG, Dec 22: After achieving clean sweep victories in the local elections held earlier this year, the elected local representatives from the CPN (Maoist Center) in Rukum made a big decision to validate the conflict-era land transactions carried out by the 'people's government' during the insurgency period.
LALITPUR, July 11: Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), a catalyst to the peace process in Nepal, has started conducting an investigation into complaints lodged at the district level. The TRC is looking into 58,052 cases lodged from various districts.
ROLPA, June 2: Tek Bahadur Damai, 30, bought a piece of land for Rs 50,000 in 2003. There was also a small hut in the land. The transaction was given legitimacy by the Maoist rebel led administration as the rebels run parallel government in the district in those days. Thirteen years down the line, Damai, a local of Ghartigaun, is now dragged into a legal battle. Its previous owner has filed case in district court accusing Damai of illegally occupying the land. The accusation comes at a time when property prices in the area, like elsewhere in the district, have skyrocketed.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has started preparations for setting up a separate Special Court for conflict-era cases of human rights violations recommended by the transitional justice mechanisms for prosecution.
DANG/RUKUM, Aug 15: He is paralysed on the left side of the body. He cannot walk without crutches. A scar on his head reminds him of the grim days of the Maoist insurgency. Kiran Yogi of Dang was harassed and thrashed by the Maoist rebels for being a 'bourgeois' teacher.
Ilam, Aug 15: After receiving complaints from victims of the decade-long Maoist insurgency, both the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEPD) are clueless how to move the cases forward.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has asked top government officials to work as per a policy of “forgive and forget” when it comes to dealing with cases from the decade-long Maoist insurgency.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Pointing out the low execution of court verdicts in the conflict-era cases, the National Judicial Academy (NJA) has concluded that there is a high possibility of other countries bringing cases of human rights violations in Nepal under their jurisdictions citing ‘universal jurisdiction’.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Minister for Law and Justice Agni Kharel has alleged the CPN (Maoist Center) of using cases related to armed-conflict for laying claim to power rather than being serious about settling them in a proper way.
DANG, July 5: They were raped either by the state force or by the rebellions during the decade-long conflict in the country. Hope of getting justice had turned bleak over time due to the political instability in the post conflict era.