Where are the disappeared?

September 1, 2019 02:30 am

Friday marked the International Day of the Disappeared, the day to draw the attention to the fate of individuals whose whereabouts and conditions are unknown to their relatives and legal representatives.

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.

PALPA, Aug 4: Two persons went missing in a jeep accident that occurred at Ribdikot rural municipality-6, Thimure in Palpa.

KATHMANDU, July 2: A Bill related to Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation (First Amendment)-2075 has been tabled in today's meeting of the House of Representation (HoR).

ILAM, June 14: Families of those who were disappeared during the decade-long armed conflict in Ilam are still waiting in the hope that their missing kin would return home some day.

KATHMANDU, May 13: More than 21,000 people including children had disappeared from across the country in the past 12 years, according to data with the Children Search Coordination Center (CSCC).

PARBAT, April 1: Two foreign tourists who went disappeared while heading to Dhaulagiri trekking route have been found on Saturday evening.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 6: Khimu Maya Pathak of Kohalpur Municipality - 11 had been waiting for  news about her husband ever since  he disappeared at the hands of state security forces during the  Maoist insurgency 18 years ago. The wait has suddenly ended but this has only left her extremely disheartened.

SYRIA, Nov 23: On a cool evening in early November, in a back room of the Damascus Opera House, a women’s choir was rehearsing an old favorite, a sunny ballad from a childhood cartoon. When they reached the chorus — “How sweet it is to live in one house, how sweet to live in one hometown” — one of the singers, Safana Baqleh, began to weep into her hands.

NAWALPARASI, Sept 7: Family members have registered an application at the Area Police Office, Kawaswoti seeking support in the search for Ram Prasad Chapagain of Kawaswoti.

One among disappeared police found

June 25, 2017 19:50 pm

RATNANAGAR, June 25: The dead body of a police personnel among those disappeared in the landslide that occurred at Kalikhola of Chitwan on Friday was found on Sunday.

A day for the disappeared

August 30, 2016 23:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Every year August 30 is observed as the ‘International Day of the Disappeared’. To commemorate the day in the capital, theater artists from Kathmandu’s Mandala Theatre, various human rights activists and families of the disappeared participated in an event titled ‘Where are they?’ at the premises of Mandala Theatre in Anamnagar.

DANG, July  10: Rupa Nepali’s husband was relaxing at home when the rebels stormed in and took him away during the conflict era. Since than there has been no news about his whereabouts.