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.
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).
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.
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.