Cases

To date, the United Nations Human Rights Committee has issued 26 decisions (also called “Views”) relating to cases of gross human rights violations. In each of them, it found that Nepal is responsible for extremely serious violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.


Real Rights Now
The Facts Mr. Hom Bahadur Bagale served in the Nepalese police from 13 February 1984. On 28 November 2002, Mr. Bagale was unduly arrested and subjected to torture in order to confess his involvement in the alleged theft of gold from his superior. He was handcuffed, forced to wear a […]

Hom Bahadur Bagale


Real Rights Now
Facts In November 2010, Mr.Lakpa Tamang, a 11 year old boy belonging to the indigenous community of Nepal was accused of having stolen a gold earring by a neighbour based on an astrologer’s statement. On 15 November 2010, he was brought to Pachuwaghat Police Station in  Kavrepalanchowk for interrogation. Two […]

Lakpa Tamang


Real Rights Now
Facts On 10 October 2003, Mr. Amrit Kandel, while walking in Kathmandu was arrested by a dozen of soldiers belonging to the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA).  Mr. Amrit was not provided any reason of his arrest. He was taken to a military barrack around Maharajgunj, headquarter of the Bhairabnath Battalion […]

Amrit Kandel



Real Rights Now
Facts of the Case Bholi Pharaka, an indigenous child of Nepal, worked as a domestic helper for a family of in Kathmandu. He was not allowed to attend school, not paid and subjected to physical and psychological abuses by the family of the house he worked for. In 2012, when […]

Bholi Pharaka


Real Rights Now
Facts Ms. Fulmati Nyaya (pseudonym used) a 14-year-old girl belonging to the indigenous Tharu community of Nepal was arbitrarily arrested, without knowledge of her crime, from her home in Kailali District in 2 April 2002; within the backdrop of the decade long internal armed conflict. Around 300 members of the […]

Fulmati Nyaya


Real Rights Now
Facts On 1 May 2001, Hari Prasad Bolakhe, a permanent resident of Phulbari VDC-8, Kavre district, a pastor by profession, was arrested by a joint unit of the security forces on the allegations of involvement with Maoist activities and allowing Maoists to use the phone. On 14 July 2002, Mr. […]

Hari Prasad Bolakhe



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Facts of the Case On 7 April 2011, Mr. Prashanta Pandey, a medical assistant at a medical shop in Jhulinipur, Rupandehi, was forcibly arrested, by three police officers from Rupandehi District Police Office without any warrant for the arrest. Mr. Pandey was taken to Lumbini Zonal Police Office, where he […]

Prashanta Pandey


Sexual abuse of a suspected Maoist supporter by army officer in 2004.

Purna Maya


Enforced disappearance and torture of a young women in 2003.

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Journalist and human rights lawyer survivor of torture and enforced disappearance

Jit Man Basnet