NHRC forms rapid monitoring team

June 20, 2019 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, June 20: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has formed a rapid monitoring task force to monitor the serious violations of human rights.

BANKE, May 26: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Nepalgunj office has received 761 complaints of violation of rights till the first nine months (till April 13) of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: As many as 393 incidents of violation of journalist code of conduct were occurred in a year, reveals the Press Council Nepal.

64 cases of HR violations in Nawalpur

November 22, 2018 11:20 am

KAWASOTI, Nov 22: A total of 64 cases of human rights violations have been reported in Nawalpur district in the past 11 months, the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) said. Of them, most of the affected ones are children and women.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Nepal has abstained from voting on UN’s resolution on the human rights violation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

COLORADO, July 24: US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been banned for 14 months after posting an image of himself on social media receiving an intravenous infusion. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced the sanction against the 12-time Olympic medalist in a statement on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 5: A case was filed against government employees, citing violation of norms in the reconstruction of the Ranipokhari, the historic pond situating at the heart of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal-based diplomatic community and human rights defenders have stressed the need to address the war-era human rights violation incidents through reliable transitional justice.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Election Commission (EC) received 114 complaints related to violation of the election code of conduct during the period of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections.

POKHARA, Jan 2: Cases of human rights infringement have increased in the districts of western development region of late. Over 800 human rights violations were recorded in the western districts in the past six months, a report shows.

UDAYAPUR, Dec 30: Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC), human rights watch dog, has reported that incidents of human rights violations soared up in Udayapur district.

BUTWAL, Nov 29: A complaint has been filed to the Rupandehi district election office against Minister for Health and Rastriya Prajatantra Party leader Dipak Bohara accusing him of violating the election code of conduct.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 29: With the completion of the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, candidates taking part in the second phase of the elections in Rautahat have speeded up their poll campaigns.

SOUTH KOREA, Nov 27: North Korea violated an armistice agreement with South Korea this month when North Korean soldiers shot and wounded a North Korean soldier as he defected across their border and it must not do so again, South Korea’s defense minister said on Monday.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 24: The incidents of violation of election code of conduct are going rampant in the district as banners and flags promoting a political party are seen put up in various places.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Election Commission (EC) has summoned Željana Zovko, chief of the European Union Observation Mission to Nepal, after a local election office recommended action against the mission's observers deployed in the far-western region of the country on charge of breaching the poll observation code.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission is adopting a zero-tolerance policy against breach of the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8:Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission is adopting a zero-tolerance policy against a breach of the election code of conduct and the politics of negation.

KATHMANDU, May 12: In what we call a sheer violation of the election code of conduct, the government has decided to dole out Rs 150 million in compensation of Tikapur incident.

KHOTANG, May 10: District Election Office(DEO), Khotang has called on the political parties to abide by the election code of conduct strictly.

KATHMANDU, May 4: As many as 70 incidents of press freedom violations were recorded in a year from May 2016 to April 2017 by the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) in Nepal which signaled that the status of press freedom is still at stake.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Bhoj Raj Pandey, Chairperson of Kathmandu Association of Blind (KAB) was extremely happy when the government announced the local level elections after a gap of 19 years.  Pandey, blind by birth, cannot see but that does not mean he is unaware about the crises and problems facing the country.

Melamchi, March 5: The authorities in Melamchi of Sindhupalchowk district have raised Rs 280,000 as part of the fine slapped on traffic rule violators.

DHANGADHI, Sept 9: As many as 36 complaints related to the violation of human rights were registered in the regional office of the National Human Rights Commission, Dhangadhi in last fiscal year.

Serious violation of human rights

July 23, 2016 20:15 pm

KATHMANDU, July 23: The incident in the landless squatters' settlement at Dharahara Murtiya area of Sarlahi district on July 5 has been deemed grave violation of human rights.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) so far has received as many as 45,000 cases of human rights violation committed during the Maoist decade-long insurgency.