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OHCHR-Nepal Offers Assistance to Strengthen Respect for Human Rights in Public Security Institutions Following February’s Terai Protests.
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This report notes that the performance of police during the Terai protests fell short of international human rights standards. However, it also acknowledges that police were working under difficult conditions, including during incidents when protesters attacked them,” said Richard Bennett, Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal. “OHCHR recognizes that the Government of Nepal, including the
police, is making efforts to improve public security. My Office is ready to increase its advice and assistance to the Government on the human rights aspects of public
security.
#TeraiProtest #ViolenceDuringProtest #PublicSecurityInstitutions
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OHCHR ,   (2008 )
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Press Release in English
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HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT, HUMAN RIGHTS INDICATORS, HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING, HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, HUMAN SECURITY, HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION, ABUSE OF POWER, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, ARMED CONFLICTS, CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICTS, CIVILIAN PERSONS, PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS, JOURNALISM, JOURNALISTIC ETHICS.
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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