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Achievements PDF Print E-mail

Major achievements of FOHRID in the past 3 years include development of an organization with knowledge and skills as well as the development of a membership representing the resources and work on impunity, rule of law, transitional justice, democracy, human rights related humanitarian concerns; an identity of a national level non-governmental organization; an advocate for rule of law, international criminal justice system transitional justice, democracy, peace and human rights with focus on diversity, fundamental rights and freedom; development of quality in work; and Linkage with national and international organizations and resources.

FOHRID was successful to draft and recommend Bill Relating to Prohibition of Impunity, 2007 with the aim to combat impunity in Nepal. Though this Bill is not passed form the parliament till now, it has drawn encouraging acclamation from the target groups. It has been instrumental to initiate discourse in law drafting process and is likely to add a new dimension in the criminal justice system and judicial administration of Nepal. This was indeed an innovative practice. This achievement has succeeded to draft the Bill challenging the opinions that such a law does not exist in the world. This activity has helped capacity building of FOHRID to formulate new legislation, study laps and gaps in the existing law and prepare agenda for law reform in the future. This has also enhanced knowledge and capacity of FOHRID for domestication of Rome Statute.

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Press Release

Impunity aggravated by promotion of those alleged of serious human rights violation, failure to prosecute and case withdrawal in Nepal 11 October 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepal government has failed to bring into justice system and prosecute those who are alleged of inv... Read more
International Justice Day-2012, FOHRID Urges Government of Nepal to ratify the Rome Statute of ICC 16 July, 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal Every year on 17 July the world celebrates International Justice Day (IJD) to commemorate the adoption ... Read more
Nepal: Criminalize torture and end impunity June 25, 2012, Kathmandu,Nepal We are observing June 26, 2012, the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The expressio... Read more
Appeal for immediate accession/ratification of the OP-ICESCR by Nepal Government 07 May 2012 (2069 Baishakh 22), Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal Government should immediately accede/ratify to the Optional Protocol to the Inte... Read more
Nepal must strengthen prosecution against impunity 12 January 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal. UK authorities arrested Nepal Army Colonel Kumar Lama on 3rd January 2013 from Sussex for his alle... Read more
Appeal to Nepal government to become accountable to respect and protect people's right to life 28 January 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal   Similar to the previous years, people in terai faced severe cold wave this winter also, ... Read more

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