United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Remedies And Rights Revoked: Impunity Through Case Withdrawals (23rd June)
PDF File Size: 60 KB | Download   
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations Human Rights Office in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) today released a Legal Opinion paper entitled “Remedies and Rights Revoked: Case Withdrawals for Serious Crimes in Nepal”. Drawing on Nepal’s binding national and international legal obligations, the joint paper outlines the Government’s responsibility to investigate and prosecute human rights violations that constitute serious crimes under national and international law as well as to provide effective remedies for those found to have suffered abuse. However, instead many of these cases have been withdrawn by the Government on the basis of political decisions and calculations.
Publisher:
UNOHCHR, NHRC ,   (2011 )
Type / Script:
Press Release in English
Keywords:
IMPUNITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, VIOLENCE, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, CRIME, INTERNATIONAL LAW, INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW, RULE OF LAW, CRIME, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, ACCOUNTABILITY
Thematic Group:
 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Thesaurus:
14.02.02  -  Human Rights
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
743  times viewed
3  times downloaded.
Feeder: SUNAYANA , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Remedies And Rights Revoked: Impunity Through Case Withdrawals
Alternative Report of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) to the UN Human Rights Committee on the Combined Second, Third and Fourth Periodic Reports of Nepal Under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Transitional Justice Mechanism Cannot Provide Amnesty For Serious Human Right Violations And War Crimes
Joint Press Release-UN: Transitional Justice Process must comply with International Law 2011
The Relationship Between Transitional Justice Mechanisms And the Criminal Justice System
Nepal: Compromising justice and promoting impunity
The Relationship Between Transitional Justice Mechanisms and The Criminal Justice system
Nepal Conflict Report 2012
Nepal: OHCHR Position on UN Support to the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: 16 February 2016
राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोग (आयोग)द्वारा मानवअधिकार दिवसको स्मरण गर्न आयोजित कार्यक्रममा नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल)क अफिसर इन्चार्ज एन्थोनी कर्दोनद्वारा दिईएको मन्तव्य
राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोग (आयोग)द्वारा मानवअधिकार दिवसको स्मरण गर्न आयोजित कार्यक्रममा नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल)क अफिसर इन्चार्ज एन्थोनी कर्दोनद्वारा दिईएको मन्तव्य
The OHCHR Nepal Conflict Report (QA)
PRESS STATEMENT ज्योति सान्घेरा नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार कार्यालय (उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय) की प्रमुख संचारमाध्यमलाइ दिईएको वक्यव्य २०६८ भदौ ८, विराटनगर
PRESS STATEMENT Ms. Jyoti Sanghera Head of the United Nations Human Rights Office in Nepal (OHCHR) Statement to the Media 25 August 2011, Biratnagar
The Code of Conduct for Ceasefire Agreed Between the Government of Nepal and the CPN (Maoist) on 25 May 2006 at Gokarna
प्रेस वक्तव्य बिहिबार, २०६८ कार्तिक २४ मानवआधिकार उल्लङ्घनका आरोपित पीडकलाई नियुक्ति, छ्यमादान र बढुवा गर्ने सरकारका हालैक निर्णयहरुप्रति राष्ट्रसंघ चिन्तित
PRESS STATEMENT Thursday, 10 November 2011 UN concerned over recent Govt. decisions to appoint, pardon and promote alleged perpetrators of human rights violations
OHCHR-Nepal Urges Parties to Re-commit to Human Rights During Critical Phase of Peace Process.
OHCHR-Nepal Urges Parties To Re-commit To Human Rights During Critical Phase Of Peace Process
NDC, NWC, and OHCHR urge the government to ensure access to justice to victims of caste based discrimination and gender based violence
Rule-of-Law Tools for Post Conflicts States Establishing Truth Commissions
Federation of Nepalese Journalist mr.Bishnu Nisthuri UN Office
OHCHR Nepal Chief urges Maoists to Respect Rights of Lawyers and other Human Rights Defenders
UNDP Nepal - Outcome Evaluation of UNDP Nepal Access to Justice and Human Rights (2001-2010)
UN Concerned over Appointment of Cabinet Minister Alleged To Have Committed Human Rights Violations
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Press Release – 19 October 2006 High Commissioner Tables Report on Nepal at the General Assembly
Summary Report of NHRC Recommendations upon Complaints in a Decade
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a Programme Organised by Victims of the Jana Andolan, Injured and Martyred Families Concern Centre Ad-Hoc Committee 4 April 2009, Kathmandu
Nepal Conflict Report 2012-Executive Summary
United Nations Peace Fund For Nepal
The Nepal Act on the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons,Truth and Reconciliation
न्यायिक उपचार र अधिकारहरूको खारेजी: मुद्दाहरू फिर्ता लिनाले दण्डहिनता (असार ९)
Human Rights in the Constitution- Nepal Participatory Constitution Building Booklet Series No. 3
Remarks by Frederick Rawski Head of Eastern Regional Office - Biratnagar United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal At a Programme to Mark Human Rights Day and the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
संयुक्त रास्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६४ मंगसिर २६ मानवअधिकारलाई शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा पुनर्स्थापना गर, उच्चायुक्त कार्यालयको भनाइ
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 12 December 2007 Restore human rights to the heart of the peace process, says OHCHR
संयुक्त रास्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६४ मंगसिर २६ मानवअधिकारलाई शान्ति प्रक्रियाको केन्द्रमा पुनर्स्थापना गर, उच्चायुक्त कार्यालयको भनाइ
PRESS STATEMENT मैना सुनुवार मुद्दाका सम्बन्धमा अदालतको आदेश लागू गराउन तथा दण्डहीनताको अन्त्य गर्ने प्रतिबद्धता अगाडी बधाउन सरकारलाई उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालयको आग्रह फागुन ४, काठमाडौ
OHCHR-Nepal Hosts Discussion On Ending Impunity For Sexual Violence
Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
OHCHR Saddened By Demise of Activist Jay Kishore Labh
News Release: UN Releases Report Charting Ten Years of Violations During Nepal Conflict
Written Statement: Submitted by International Commission of Jurists, a Non-Governmental Organization in Special Consultative Status
Remarks by Richard Bennett Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal Delivered at a Programme Organised by INHURED 27 April 2009, Kathmandu
Statement to the Press- Ian Martin Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal- 21 October 2005
Nepal: Conflict-related Human Rights Violations Need To Be Investigated Without Any Further Delay, Says UN Human Rights Office
For the International Day for the Right to the Truth
UN: Transitional Justice Process must comply with International Law
Nepal’s Journey Towards Respect For Human Rights
Remedies and Rights Revoked: Case Withdrawals for Serious Crimes in Nepal
OHCHR Calls for Comprehensive Human Rights Vetting as Part of Peace Process
OHCHR calls for comprehensive human rights vetting as part of peace process
Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights Protection System in Nepal Programme (RoLHR)
PRESS STATEMENT बिहीबार, २०६८ जेष्ठ २६ नेपलिस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार कार्यालयद्वारा पत्रकारहरुमथिको आक्रमण भर्त्सना
Remarks by Richard Bennett, OHCHR-Nepal Representative at the Reporters Club on the occasion of International Day for the Disappeared organized by Conflict Victims' Society for Justice-Nepal 29 August 2008
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मनावअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपालका प्रेस विज्ञप्ति - २०६४ साउन ३ उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय-नेपाल गाविस सचिवको हत्याप्रति गम्भीर रुपमा चिन्तित
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 19 July 2007 OHCHR-Nepal seriously concerned at killing of VDC Secretary
A Human Rights-Based Approach To Health
OHCHR Welcomes Prime Minister's Assurance on Concrete Steps to End Impunity
ACCESS TO JUSTICE Project: Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation of Peace in Nepal (A2J)
General Assembly-A/HRC/16/23: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Human Rights Situation and the Activities of her Office, Including Technical Cooperation, in Nepal
United Nations Commission on Human Rights 61st Session 14 March – 22 April, 2005-Agenda Item 11 Civil and Political Rights, 5 April 2005
The National Human Rights Commission-Press Release
Comprehensive Effort Needed To Stop Torture And ill-Treatment in Nepal
Protect rights by upholding rule of law: UN
Richard Bennett, OHCHR-Nepal Representative Talking points Documentation on Justice Process: Experiences Sharing of the Woman's International Tribunal in Tokyo And Human Rights Violation in Nepal By SANGYA in association with AJWRC
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Statement to the Press Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the General Assembly Ian Martin Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal
Risk and Vulnerability Assessment of Transgender People in Nepal 2011
Seeking The Truth About Disappearance Lies At The Heart of The Peace Process
OHCHR-Nepal Encourages Disappearance Law Consistent with International Standards
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 28 February 2006 CPN (Maoist) Bomb Attacks in Pokhara
civil & political rights:Torture & Detention Written statement* submitted by the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre(SAHRDC), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status
ने‌पालमा दण्डहीनता: अभिव्यक्ति स्वतन्त्रता एवं पत्रकार‌ सुर‌क्षाको‌ परिप्रेक्ष्य
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 21 December 2006 Report on the torture and death of Maina Sunuwar
Nepal Bar Association (NBA) Interaction on Independence of Judiciary for Human Rights Speech delivered by Ms. Jyoti Sanghera, Head, OHCHR-Nepal Thursday, 26 May 2011
संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय मानवअधिकार उच्चायुक्तको कार्यालय, नेपाल प्रेस विज्ञप्ति-२०६३ पुष ६ मैना सुनुवारको यातना र मृत्युसम्बन्धी प्रतिवेदन
Assessment of Children and Young Persons in Prisons, Correction Home and Police Custody in Nepal
OHCHR­Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Project Document - Strengthening the Capacity of National Human Rights Commission in Nepal
Annual Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Report of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary- General.
NHRC e-bulletin, Volume 5, Number 4, 9 May 2007
OHCHR ­Nepal Lena Sundh Representative in Nepal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights On the occasion of the 58th International Human Rights Day 10 December 2006
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 20 March 2006 Ian Martin visits PSA detainees – appeals to Government to restore right to liberty
Commitments To Establish Transitional Justice Mechanisms Should Not Justify Impunity
Anniversary of Supreme Court Decision a Timely Reminder of Need to Promptly Establish Disappearances Commission
UNODC Annual Report 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY संक्रमणकालीन न्याय संयन्त्रहरु तथा फौजदारी न्याय प्रणालीबीचको सम्बन्ध २०६७ चैत १५
UN Security Council Statement Expresses Concern At Current Political Crisis In Nepal
OHCHR-Nepal Hands Over Human Rights Pocketbook to Nepal Police
OHCHR-Nepal welcomes Supreme Court decision on Sexual Minorities
National Human Rights Commission-Annual Report 2004
OHCHR releases letter to PM calling for action on Maharajgunj violations
High Commissioner for Human Rights Shocked by The Excessive Use of Force In Nepal
Allegations of Human Rights Abuses by The Young Communist League (YCL)
Briefing with the Media on OHCHR-Nepal’s Agreement with the Government of Nepal, 17 June 2009
संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघको बडा पत्र र आन्तर्राष्ट्रिय न्यायालयको विधान​
UN Newsletter - Vol. 35 (May - June 2011)
United Nations Office Of the High Commissioner for Human Rights In NEPAL Sunday, 5 July 09 Speaking points for Richard for Patan Appellate Court Bar Association Event
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 16 March 2006 OHCHR welcomes new Human Rights Council
संक्रमणकालीन न्याय
100 result(s) found.