Issuing a joint press statement on Friday, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International (AI) said that the independence and integrity of the judiciary in Nepal is being jeopardized by the crisis at its Supreme Court. In an unprecedented move, 18 out of 19 justices have refused to sit on Supreme Court benches unless Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana steps down.

Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty International have demanded that the government should  withdraw ordinance amending law to make appointments to constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Nepal government should revise several pieces of draft legislation that threaten to undermine the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

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KATHMANDU, April 19: Human Rights Watch, the international rights defender, has urged the Nepal government to stop prosecuting journalists and social media users for peaceful reporting and online expression.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: International rights defender Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Government of Nepal to address the long-delayed transitional justice (TJ) process.