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Summary of Human Rights Concerns Arising from the Terai Protests of 13 – 29 February 2008 OHCHR-Nepal
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On 8 February 2008, a new alliance of three Madheshi political parties, the “United Democratic Madheshi Front” (UDMF) announced that it would call a Terai-wide bandh2from 13 February to support their demands to the Government. Bandhs were called at the same time by the Federal Democratic National Forum (FDNF)4, a coalition of indigenous groups and the Federal Republican National Front (FRNF). The UDMF bandh was called off on 28 February following agreement with the Government and the others were terminated a few days later following similar agreements.

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UNOHCHR ,   (2008 )
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Progress Report in English
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HUMAN RIGHTS, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, EQUALITY
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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