Nepal: government should allow parliament to debate on disappearances

The ICJ urges the Government of Nepal to ensure that legislation on Disappearances and Truth and Reconciliation are adopted through regular democratic process and not by executive ordinance.

The ICJ also reiterated that adoption of such legislation should follow broad based national consultation and should fulfil Nepal’s human rights obligations.

Nepal-Government should allow parliament to debate-Press releases-2009 (full text, PDF)

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