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OHCHR-Nepal is concerned that a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) might be established before essential, broad-based public consultations can be completed. The Office has confirmed that the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction is planning to submit draft legislation to Cabinet within weeks, a timetable which would not allow for adequate consultations.
OHCHR-Nepal Representative Richard Bennett in a letter to the Ministry on Friday emphasized that the process cannot be rushed, and that without broad nationwide consultations of all stakeholders – including victims – there is a risk that the TRC established would be neither effective nor legitimate.
#TruthAndReconciliation Commission #PeaceInNepal #JusticeToVictimsOfConflict
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OHCHR ,   (2008 )
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Press Release in English
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HUMAN RIGHTS, DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS, ECONOMIC INDICATORS, FREEDOM, HUMAN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT, SOCIAL INDICATORS, SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS, HUMAN RIGHTS INDICATORS, HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING, HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, HUMAN SECURITY, HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS, PEACE, PEACEMAKING, PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS, PEACE ENFORCEMENT, PEACE AGREEMENTS, PEACE DIVIDEND, PEACE BUILDING, PEACEMAKING.
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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