KATHMANDU, July 14: On July 7, Sunil Pokharel, a daily commuter along the Maitighar-Tinkune road section, was stuck in a traffic jam on his bike near St Xavier's College when he decided to overtake a few vehicles in front of him by venturing into the wrong lane.
KATHMANDU, May 24: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has threatened to publicly brand government officials and agencies not implementing the commission's recommendations as 'human rights violators'.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Conflict Victims Common Platform (CVCP) has urged political parties not to field any individual involved in grave human rights violations as candidates for the parliamentary and provincial elections.
PARSA, September 1: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Shekhar Koirala has expressed unhappiness over what he called the violation of the election code of conduct by the political parties during the election campaigning for the third phase local level election in province-2.
Paul Jackson, a political economist working predominantly on conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, has closely studied post-conflict African countries like Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe. He has also been involved in Nepal’s peace process since 2009, as a foreign consultant helping with the supervision, integration and rehabilitation of ex-Maoist combatants. Republica’s Biswas Baral talked to Jackson, who is also a professor of African Politics at Birmingham University, to understand how the peace process in Nepal compares to other peace processes. Has it been a success? How does Nepal get transitional justice right?