KATHMANDU, March 18: The Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) on Tuesday made public the names of 2,506 persons who were disappeared during the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency. The names were made public in an attempt to trace the whereabouts of the disappeared before the commission begins final round of investigation into the cases.
ROLPA, March 15: A huge number of families in Rolpa who had sought the whereabouts of their family members disappeared during the decade-long Maoist conflict have come to know that the complaints they had filed at the commission concerned have themselves disappeared. While a total of 132 complaints were filed at the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons’ (CIEDP) from Rolpa three years ago, the commission does not have more than 98 complaints with it now. The rest have disappeared! With this, the affected people’s hopes for justice have turned bleak.