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Conflict - Related Disappearances in Bardiya District (December 2008).
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This report sets out the findings of OHCHR’s investigations into enforced disappearances and related serious human rights and international humanitarian law (IHL) violations in Bardiya District in the context of the conflict between the State and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M). OHCHR has received information on over 200 cases of enforced disappearance after arrest by the security forces in the district, the highest number of reported conflict-related cases in one district in
the country. Of these, OHCHR has investigated 156 cases so far, most of which took place following arrests between December 2001 (following the declaration of the first State of Emergency on 26 November 2001 and the deployment for the first time of the then Royal Nepalese Army (RNA)) and the subsequent ceasefire in January 2003. OHCHR’s investigations into enforced disappearances by the State authorities focus on this period, which was one of the most intense of the conflict in the district. Fourteen cases of actions tantamount to enforced disappearance after abduction by the CPNM
between November 2002 and October 2004 were also documented in Bardiya District, 12 of which have been acknowledged by the CPN-M.
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OHCHR ,   (2008 )
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Progress Report in English
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HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIAL ACTION, HUMAN RIGHTS INDICATORS, HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING, HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, HUMAN SECURITY, HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION, HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS, MANKIND, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, DISAPPEARANCE OF PERSONS, DISCRIMINATION, CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS IN ARMED CONFLICTS, FOOD AID, FOOD, HEALTH, EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS.
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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