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Remarks by Richard Bennett, OHCHR-Nepal Representative at the Reporters Club on the occasion of International Day for the Disappeared organized by Conflict Victims' Society for Justice-Nepal 29 August 2008
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Enforced disappearance was one of the most serious violations of human rights and
humanitarian law committed during the decade-long conflict in Nepal, and one of the
violations with the broadest impact.
We have some idea of the scale of the problem. The National Human Rights
Commission today, based on complaints they received, released a figure of 970
disappeared persons. The ICRC and the Nepal Red Cross Society have published
the names of more than 1200 people reported as missing by their relatives between
1996 and 2006

#RICHARDBENNETT #INTERNATTIONALDAY #DISAPPEARED #NEPAL #SUPPORT
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UNOHCHR ,   (2008 )
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Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
CONFLICT, JUSTICE, JOURNALIST, FAMILY, HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, LAW, CHILDREN, WOMEN, DISAPPEARED PERSONS, MISSING PERSONS, DISAPPEARANCE OF PERSONS
Thematic Group:
 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Thesaurus:
14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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