NEPAL: Deeply engrained racial discrimination continues

A written submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) by the Asian Legal Resource Centre and the Terai Human Rights Defenders Alliance The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and the Terai Human Rights Defenders Alliance (THRDA) wishes to draw the attention of the CERD Committee to the following concerns directly under […]

NEPAL: Repeated tenure extensions of transitional justice bodies without much progress, has been frightening victims and national and international communities

A Written Submission to the 37th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to Nepal’s two transitional justice bodies. They are the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the […]

NEPAL: Lack of robust investigation mechanisms result in continued practice of torture

A Written Submission to the 37th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to the unabated practice of torture in Nepal. In the absence of scientific investigation technology and […]

NEPAL: Speed up Transitional Justice Process

A Written Submission to the 34th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to the transitional justice process in Nepal. Please note the lack of amendments to the Transitional Justice […]

NEPAL: Universal Periodic Review has become mere ritual

An Oral Statement to the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) on the Universal Periodic Review Outcomes on Nepal. Due to time constraints in Council proceedings, the following Oral Statement could not be presented at the Council. The Statement is now being shared to inform the […]