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Rights groups ask Nepal to scrap amnesty bill KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) International rights groups said Thursday that parts of a bill proposed by the Nepal government should be rejected because it could provide amnesty to people who committed serious human rights violations during the country's Maoist in
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Rights groups ask Nepal to scarp amnesty bill KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) International rights groups say parts of a bill proposed by the Nepal government should be rejected because it could provide amnesty to people who committed serious human rights violations during the country's Maoist insurgency.
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U.N. warns Nepal against amnesty for civil war crimes By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal would weaken the foundations of "genuine and lasting" peace after a decade-long civil war if it gave amnesties for serious crimes committed during the conflict, the top United Nations human rights offi
Yahoo! News | Apr 15, 2014 08:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal Seder gets Passover supplies in time Seder in Nepal gets Passover supplies delivered in time
Newsday.com | Apr 14, 2014 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal: UN official concerned at new attempt to grant amnesties for human rights abuses The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights today voiced grave concern at a bill presented to the Nepalese Parliament which could lead to amnesties for serious human rights violations, saying it would weaken the foundation for a genuine peace in
UN News Centre | Apr 14, 2014 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal government urged to change amnesty plan KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government faced calls on Friday from human rights and victims' groups not to grant amnesties over atrocities committed during the country's civil war for which nobody has been brought to justice.
Reuters | Apr 11, 2014 12:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New York Indian Film Festival Expands to Neighboring Countries The New York Indian Film Festival has announced a far-ranging lineup that includes pics from neighboring Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Fest runs May 5-10. Among the world premieres are “Acceptance,” by Ryan Matthew Chan, a Yale undergrad, abo
Variety.com | Apr 9, 2014 9:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carroll County ministers head to Nepal GREEN FOREST -- Bonnie Roediger wasn't quit sure what to make of an email from a pastor in the country, literally, situated at the top of the world -- Kathmandu, Nepal. The capital and largest city...
Carroll County News | Apr 8, 2014 8:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Berryville, Arkansas
Top Of Mt. Everest Pulling Away Majority Of Hollywood Films With Generous Tax Credit Program KHUMBU, NEPAL—On the strength of the location’s generous tax credits, cash rebates on production costs, and fee-free onsite filming, more than half of major Hollywood motion pictures are now being shot at the summit of Mount Everest, the weekl
The Onion | Apr 4, 2014 5:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tibetans in Nepal say they were held for weeks KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) Tibetan refugees in Nepal say they were held for weeks in police custody without charges or access to legal aid in a sign that authorities are bowing to pressure from China.
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