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Statement to the Press- Ian Martin Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal- 21 October 2005
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The first Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the General Assembly
on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office in Nepal was released in New York during Dashain. The Report reflects the monitoring and activities of OHCHR-Nepal. The Report first describes human rights and humanitarian law violations committed in the context of the armed conflict by the State authorities or by the CPN (Maoist). It then raises concerns involving respect for democratic rights. And lastly it addresses longer standing human rights issues. OHCHR-Nepal has also been investigating killings by the RNA which are alleged to be in violation of international humanitarian law.
Publisher:
UNOHCHR ,   (2005 )
Type / Script:
Press Release in English
Keywords:
HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION, HUMANITARIAN LAW VIOLATIONS, ARMED CONFLICT, DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS, KILLINGS, ABUSES, VIOLATION INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW, CHILDREN IN DETENTION, CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, HUMAN RIGHTS DEVELOPMENT, POLICY, SOCIAL WELFARE ACT, INHUMAN CONDITIONS, ABDUCTION, ALLEGED RECRUITMENT OF CHILDREN, SECURITY FORCES
Thematic Group:
 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Thesaurus:
14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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