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NSEC Urges to Ratify Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (INSEC 16/07/2021)

Majority of human rights violations in past year involved women, report says: Nearly 80 percent of human rights violations last year were against women, with domestic violence accounting for over a half, according to a yearly human rights review, byBinod Ghimire (kp 20/02/2020) [see INSEC Yearbook 2020]

New leadership in INSEC (ht 10/11/2019)

INSEC raises alarm over NHRC Act amendment bill (rep 09/05/2019)

Efforts on to unite two factions of rights activists and conflict victims, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/12/2018)

60 killed in East in a year: INSEC (kp 02/01/2018)

HURPES draws PM Deuba’s attention (ht 21/06/2017)

Need for regional rights body stressed (ht 10/04/2017)

Nepal’s police in Madhesi-hunting spree (AHRC 24/02/2016)

Fighting human trafficking: Danuwar bags another award (kp 07/11/2015), Trafficking victim picked for human rights award (ht 07/11/2015)

Eight AI-Nepal chapter officials quit (rep 15/06/2015), AI refutes accusations, stands by its work (rep 17/06/2015)

Mahato receives ‘Per Anger Award’ for defending rights of VAW victims (kp 18/11/2014)

Satyarthi credits people of India, Nepal for Nobel, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 14/10/2014)

Magar nominated for Children’s Nobel Prize (kp 09/02/2014)

Shakti Samuha bags Magsaysay Award, by Pragati Shahi (kp 25/07/2013), The survivors: Shakti Samuha’s Magsaysay win calls attention to plight of trafficked women (kp 26/07/2013), From Mumbai to Magsaysay, by Weena Pun (kp 03/08/2013) [on Sunita Danuwar]

OHCHR-N bids goodbye (kp 21/03/2012)

Rights violation cases‘fell sharply’ in 2011 (kp 20/02/2012) [see English summary of INSEC report], 3,039 rights violation cases in 2011: INSEC (ht 20/02/2012)

Nepali women rights activist bags French Human Rights Award (nn 11/01/2012)

Forum-Asia (Nepal)

Lawyers’ Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP)

Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC)

INSEC Online (including Human Ringhts Yearbook, etc.)

Freedom Forum, a non-governmental organisation

NEFAD – National Network of Families of Disappeared and Missing Nepal

Human Rights & Peace Society Nepal (HURPES)

Tarai Human Rights Defenders Alliance (THRDA)

Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

Amnesty International (AI), Nepal website

Human Rights Watch (HRW), Nepal subsite

Nepal-Dialogforum für Frieden und Menschenrechte, Berlin

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