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Impunity and rule of law:
FOHRID has learned important lessons in filing PIL cases during project implementation. It was found and practiced that extra ordinary jurisdiction of the Supreme Court can be adopted in pursuit of seeking justice on the case of unlawful killings by security forces. In most of the cases, victims cannot get justice if human rights organizations or institutions do not take initiatives to file PIL cases in their favour. Justice delayed is justice denied. It was realized in practice that court process is often lengthy and justice is delayed. So, it is necessary to work towards speedy justice and reform of court procedures.

New learning were gained in the Task Force formation. Even the flexible structural framework of the voluntary participation of like-minded individuals and organizations can be a strong mechanism if the social issues were properly raised. Campaign and lobbying would be effective if integrated voices and concerted efforts were made with long term vision, policy, programmes and actions.


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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