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Press evaluation:

NHRC concerned about travel arrangement for elderly, differently abled, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 10/05/2017)

NHRC to monitor local level elections in three phases (kp 28/04/2017)

In a first, govt tables NHRC report in House, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/04/2017)

Human rights situation in Karnali region fragile, says NHRC team (ht 08/04/2017)

NHRC offers healing balm to Basbariya Hindu-Muslim rift: In a reconciliation function held by the NHRC recently, community leaders appealed to the villagers to live in harmony and respect one another, by Manoj Paudel (kp 10/02/2017)

NHRC report confined to PMO: Parliament panel sees breach of statute provision, by Dewan Rai (kp 16/01/2017) [see NHRC report of 13/01/2017 in Nepali]

NHRC role in probing conflict-era cases urged (rep 09/01/2017)

HR violators’ names will be disclosed soon, says NHRC (kp 02/01/2017)

NHRC appeals for Dr KC’s life (kp 29/11/2016)

NHRC stresses transitional justice (kp 21/11/2016)

Torture in detention in Dipayal: Army offers mea culpa for barring NHRC from probe; Says not letting investigating officials enter NA barracks a mistake, by Dewan Rai (kp 23/09/2016)

NHRC bats for ILO 169 action plan (ht 09/08/2016)

NHRC calls for laws to deal with cases of rights abuse (ht 24/07/2016), NHRC reminds govt to prosecute Godar massacre: The state security force killed five Dhanusha youths on suspicion of helping the insurgency in 2003, by Dewan Rai (kp 24/07/2016)

NHRC recommendations poised to be implemented: Amendment draft includes directive provisions for govern-ment attorney to register case against rights violators as recommended by the National Human Rights Commission, by Dewan Rai (kp 12/07/2016)

NHRC decries attacks on NCELL towers (ht 16/06/2016)

Deliver timely justice on rights violation cases: Sharma to govt (rep 27/05/2016), Govt won’t tolerate rights violation: PM (kp 27/05/2016) [blah blah blah!]

NHRC gets USD 128 million to promote human rights (ht 06/05/2016)

16,500 Nepalis trafficked in last two years: NHRC; Rights body’s report says majority of the victims were children and unmarried women (kp 26/04/2016) [see report by NHRC]

PM faces criticism for ‘summoning’ NHRC: Accused of crossing constitutional line for ‘reprimanding’ rights body, by Dewan Rai (kp 08/04/2016), ‘Statement delivered at UN was official’: NHRC Chairman Anup Raj Sharma makes it clear that the statement were not Ansari’s personal remark, by Dewan Rai (kp 11/04/2016), Fight the power: If independent institutions assert the way the NHRC has done, thorny issues will find an early resolution, by Pramod Mishra (kp 14/04/2016), PM Gave us a lecture: NHRC; The NHRC is looked upon as an enemy, they have to understand that we are partners, by Seulki Lee (nt 15/04/2016), Int’l rights bodies rap govt for intimidating NHRC: Urge PM Oli to respect commission’s independence in line with international standards (kp 16/04/2016) [see common statement by AI, HRW and ICJ, 15/04/2016]

NHRC staffer remembered: Pariyar, an assistant human rights officer at NHRC office in Biratnagar, was shot dead by Nepal Police (kp 29/03/2016)

NHRC to name names: Says recommendations for action against rights violators were unheeded, by Dewan Rai (kp 27/01/2016)

NHRC proposes hike in compensation for victims (kp 13/01/2016)

Rights watchdog seeks financial autonomy (kp 12/01/2016)

NHRC officials to get old pay: Parliament on Tuesday amended the bill, retaining the old provisions of the Human Rights Act, by Dewan Rai (kp 06/01/2016)

NHRC finds security forces’ excesses in Tarai; ‘Agitators misused the right to gather in public place’ (kp 02/11/2015), Both security forces, protesters violated human rights in Tarai, interview with Mohna Ansari, spokesperson of NHRC (kp 02/11/2015), NHRC seeks resolution to Tarai turmoil: Forty-nine people were killed and 729 injured during the Madhes agitation (ht 02/11/2015), Change nature of protest: NHRC to agitators (rep 02/11/2015)

NHRC offices to remain open during festivals (ht 19/10/2015)

Human rights situation: NHRC to release report on Tarai (kp 19/10/2015)

No compromise on human rights: NHRC Chair Sharma (ht 01/09/2015)

‘Recommendations of NHRC ignored by government’ (kp 22/04/2015)

NHRC seeks more allowance for jailbirds across the nation (ht 16/04/2015)

NHRC to assist TRC, CIEDP, by Dewan Rai (kp 01/04/2015), NHRC unveils its five-year strategic plan (ht 01/04/2015)

NHRC chief threatens to quit if govt fails to act (kp 27/03/2015)

‘NHRC success rests on winning victims’ trust’ (kp 25/03/2015)

NHRC retains top rating: ICC meet confirms ‘A’ status despite complaints (kp 13/03/2015)

NHRC wants report discussed in Parliament (ht 05/03/2015)

Conflict era cases: Govt disregards NHRC’s request (kp 29/01/2015), NHRC releases 100 days progress report (ht 29/01/2015)

NHRC clears 148 backlog cases, by Dewan Rai (kp 28/01/2015)

Relief delay concerns NHRC: Blames hoarding, black-marketing for cooking gas shortage (kp 21/01/2015)

NHRC concerned about VAW, abuse of children (ht 13/01/2015)

House panel for discussion on NHRC report (rep 25/12/2014)

NHRC team inspects Saptari district jail (kp 17/12/2014)

NHRC recommendations: Change in law sought for enforcement, by Dewan Rai (kp 13/12/2014)

NHRC submits yearly report to Prez Yadav (ht 06/12/2014)

House panel seeks NHRC help (kp 10/11/2014)

NHRC retains ICC ‘A’ rating despite criticism, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/11/2014)

NHRC to ensure access to human rights in every single household (ht 03/11/2014)

NHRC sends Pathak to TRC selection panel (ht 27/10/2014)

Hearing committee receives four plaints against NHRC nominees (kp 09/10/2014), NHRC appointments: House panel asks CC to explain nominations (kp 11/10/2014), Constitutional panel defends NHRC picks (kp 14/10/2014), NHRC recommendation in line with constitution: CC (ht 14/10/2014), Nominees for NHRC to testify before PHSC despite outcry (kp 15/10/2014), NHRC nominees answer panel (kp 17/10/2014), Five lawmakers ditch NHRC nominees’ hearing (ht 17/10/2014) [protest against non-inclusive selection!!], NHRC to internationalize cases if govt failed to act on them (rep 17/10/2014), Hearing panel approves NHRC nominations (kp 18/10/2014), PHSC confirms NHRC nominees (ht 18/10/2014)

NHRC gets chairman, four commissioners: To be appointed after House hearing; Hopes rise of TRC formation (kp 19/09/2014) [Once again a non-inclusive lot!!], Anup Raj Sharma chosen to head NHRC (ht 19/09/2014), Ex-CJ Sharma to head NHRC, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 19/09/2014), Complaint registration period opens against NHRC nominees (kp 24/09/2014), SC moved against NHRC recommendation (ht 24/09/2014)

CC meet to fill NHRC vacancies today (kp 15/09/2014)

Appointments at NHRC sought (ht 09/08/2014), NHRC a waning force for lack of office-bearers: 'Delay in appointments deliberate', by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 12/08/2014)

Will fill vacant posts in NHRC: Regmi (kp 19/12/2013)

Make appointments in NHRC: Rights activists (ht 10/12/2013)

NHRC to get new commissioners soon (nn 30/10/2013)

NHRC to deploy monitoring teams (ht 24/10/2013)

Political dispute delays appointments at NHRC (ht 17/10/2013)

Three rights violation complaints at NHRC (ht 15/10/2013)

NHRC to monitor violations in election (ht 02/10/2013)

Appeal to extend rights commissioners’ tenure (ht 01/10/2013)

Rights commission sans chief: NHRC chief, commissioner retire at end of six-year tenure (ht 16/09/2013) [With or without NHRC, the party politicians do not respect human rights either!!], Empty seats: The vacancy of the NHRC Commissioners might invite deteriorating human rights situation in Nepal, by Surya Bahadur Deuja (kp 17/09/2013), Emptiness looms (ht 18/09/2013), After top officials’ retirement, four options to fill NHRC void, by Dewan Rai (kp 19/09/2013), NHRC vacancies: ‘Appoint independent commissioners’: Human Rights Watch terms the void government’s deliberate blow to the rights watchdog (kp 22/09/2013)

NHRC to govt: Probe conflict-era murder Govt decision to not address cases related to the insurgency flayed (kp 08/08/2013)

NHRC bigwigs set criteria for successors, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 23/06/2013)

NHRC proposes offices in all 75 districts (kp 03/06/2013)

Don’t restrict scribes’ activities: NHRC (kp 28/05/2013)

NHRC Chair comes down heavily on govt, parties : Blames them for deteriorating rights situation (ht 28/05/2013)

NHRC offices to be set up in all districts (ht 27/05/2013)

NHRC blames parties for impunity (ht 01/05/2013)

NHRC can now probe, file rights cases on its own: Supreme Court scraps a provision in the NHRC Act that allowed the Attorney General to decide on rights violation cases (kp 07/03/2013)

NHRC writes to PM over security for journos, rights activists (nn 31/01/2013), NHRC concerned about crumbling security situation (kp 01/02/2013)

Int'l rights body to conduct 'special review' of NHRC (nn 10/01/2013)

NHRC forms special investigation panel on HR violations (ht 03/01/2013)

NHRC annual report: Recommendations flouted, says rights watchdog (kp 08/12/2012), Impunity worries rights commission (ht 08/12/2012)

NHRC asks govt to ratify UN convention on migrant workers (nn 22/11/2012)

NHRC to hold int’l meet on rights of migrant workers (kp 08/11/2012)

NHRC to govt: Shape up rights record (kp 25/07/2012)

NHRC asks govt to find long-term solution to landless squatters' problems (nn 05/07/2012)

NHRC: Build disabled-friendly infrastructure (kp 04/07/2012)

NHRC urges compensation for squatters (ht 28/06/2012)

Act has rendered NHRC weaker, rights activists say, by Arjun Poudel (kp 23/04/2012)

NHRC members seek CIAA help: File corruption chargeagainst two colleagues, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/04/2012)

New NHRC act under lash (kp 30/03/2012), Writ in SC challenging provisions in NHRC Act (kp 02/04/2012)

Wrong act: Curtailing NHRC's power, by Pema Abrahams (rep 29/03/2012), Call to form powerful human rights body (kp 29/03/2012)

SC seeks NHRC’s explanation (kp 18/02/2012)

National Human Rights Commission, Nepal (NHRC)

NHRC. Varshik Prativedhan 2072/73 (yearly report), 13 January 2017 (in Nepali)

Trafficking in Persons - National Report 2013-15 (25/04/2016)

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