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Investigation report - Killing of civilians in Banbehda (18 August 2005)
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On the evening of 14 June 2005, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for
Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR) received information from a local human rights defender about the alleged abduction, abuse and killing of six civilians in Banbehda, Chaumala VDC, Kailali District, Far Western Region that had reportedly taken place earlier that day. It was further alleged that all or some of the victims were related to APF personnel serving in the area. Reports the following day in the national press supported the allegations. In accordance with OHCHR’s mandate, and in the light of applicable international law, on 15 June 2005, OHCHR initiated an investigation into the allegations received. The present report contains the conclusions of this investigation.
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NWC- OHCHR ,   (2005 )
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Annual Report in English
Keywords:
HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS INDICATORS, HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING, HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY, HUMAN SECURITY, HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION, HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS, MANKIND, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, DISAPPEARANCE OF PERSONS, TORTURE VICTIMS, TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL TREATMENT, CRIME PREVENTION, CRIME VICTIMS, VIOLENCE, ABDUCTION, VIOLENT DEATHS, MURDER
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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