Truth Commission bill disregards victims’ rights: draft bill fails to meet international human rights standards in Nepal

Nepal’s draft bill for a proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission threatens to deny victims of the decade-long conflict their rights to truth, justice and reparation, the ICJ and other human rights groups said today.

The bill’s provisions on issues like amnesty and the commission’s independence from the government do not meet international legal standards.

Nepal-Disregards Victims Rights-Press releases-2007 (full text, PDF)


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