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Promotion of tainted employees worries NHRC (ht 21/07/2017)

NHRC protests govt neglect of its recommendations (kp 12/07/2017)

Over 6,000 trafficked in 2015-16, says NHRC report (kp 05/07/2017) [see NHRC report], NHRC report shows rise in human trafficking post-quake; 23,000 cases of trafficking or attempt to traffic reported in FY 2105/016 (rep 05/07/2017)

NHRC to step up vigilance (kp 21/06/2017)

NHRC tells govt not to make arbitrary arrests; The rights body also urged the agitating RJP-N not to disrupt the election process (ht 19/06/2017)

NHRC seeks action against those guilty of tearing up ballots: Constitutional body writes to the Election Commission underlining the need for increased vigilance to ensure that such events do not repeat in the future (kp 02/06/2017)

PM urges NHRC to protect rights of all (ht 28/05/2017) [This is only possible if the work of NHRC is no longer hindered by govt, parties and army!!]

Rights all year round: NHRC needs to undertake structural reforms to make it fit for purpose in the new federal set-up; Tikapur case shows that unless there is representation of linguistic and religious minorities in the NHRC’s structures, it would be difficult for it to win the confidence of these groups, by Mohna Ansari (kp 26/05/2017)

NHRC concerned about travel arrangement for elderly, differently abled, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 10/05/2017)

NHRC to monitor local level elections in three phases (kp 28/04/2017)

In a first, govt tables NHRC report in House, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/04/2017)

Human rights situation in Karnali region fragile, says NHRC team (ht 08/04/2017)

NHRC offers healing balm to Basbariya Hindu-Muslim rift: In a reconciliation function held by the NHRC recently, community leaders appealed to the villagers to live in harmony and respect one another, by Manoj Paudel (kp 10/02/2017)

NHRC report confined to PMO: Parliament panel sees breach of statute provision, by Dewan Rai (kp 16/01/2017) [see NHRC report of 13/01/2017 in Nepali]

NHRC role in probing conflict-era cases urged (rep 09/01/2017)

HR violators’ names will be disclosed soon, says NHRC (kp 02/01/2017)

NHRC appeals for Dr KC’s life (kp 29/11/2016)

NHRC stresses transitional justice (kp 21/11/2016)

Torture in detention in Dipayal: Army offers mea culpa for barring NHRC from probe; Says not letting investigating officials enter NA barracks a mistake, by Dewan Rai (kp 23/09/2016)

NHRC bats for ILO 169 action plan (ht 09/08/2016)

NHRC calls for laws to deal with cases of rights abuse (ht 24/07/2016), NHRC reminds govt to prosecute Godar massacre: The state security force killed five Dhanusha youths on suspicion of helping the insurgency in 2003, by Dewan Rai (kp 24/07/2016)

NHRC recommendations poised to be implemented: Amendment draft includes directive provisions for govern-ment attorney to register case against rights violators as recommended by the National Human Rights Commission, by Dewan Rai (kp 12/07/2016)

NHRC decries attacks on NCELL towers (ht 16/06/2016)

Deliver timely justice on rights violation cases: Sharma to govt (rep 27/05/2016), Govt won’t tolerate rights violation: PM (kp 27/05/2016) [blah blah blah!]

NHRC gets USD 128 million to promote human rights (ht 06/05/2016)

16,500 Nepalis trafficked in last two years: NHRC; Rights body’s report says majority of the victims were children and unmarried women (kp 26/04/2016) [see report by NHRC]

PM faces criticism for ‘summoning’ NHRC: Accused of crossing constitutional line for ‘reprimanding’ rights body, by Dewan Rai (kp 08/04/2016), ‘Statement delivered at UN was official’: NHRC Chairman Anup Raj Sharma makes it clear that the statement were not Ansari’s personal remark, by Dewan Rai (kp 11/04/2016), Fight the power: If independent institutions assert the way the NHRC has done, thorny issues will find an early resolution, by Pramod Mishra (kp 14/04/2016), PM Gave us a lecture: NHRC; The NHRC is looked upon as an enemy, they have to understand that we are partners, by Seulki Lee (nt 15/04/2016), Int’l rights bodies rap govt for intimidating NHRC: Urge PM Oli to respect commission’s independence in line with international standards (kp 16/04/2016) [see common statement by AI, HRW and ICJ, 15/04/2016]

NHRC staffer remembered: Pariyar, an assistant human rights officer at NHRC office in Biratnagar, was shot dead by Nepal Police (kp 29/03/2016)

NHRC to name names: Says recommendations for action against rights violators were unheeded, by Dewan Rai (kp 27/01/2016)

NHRC proposes hike in compensation for victims (kp 13/01/2016)

Rights watchdog seeks financial autonomy (kp 12/01/2016)

NHRC officials to get old pay: Parliament on Tuesday amended the bill, retaining the old provisions of the Human Rights Act, by Dewan Rai (kp 06/01/2016)

NHRC finds security forces’ excesses in Tarai; ‘Agitators misused the right to gather in public place’ (kp 02/11/2015), Both security forces, protesters violated human rights in Tarai, interview with Mohna Ansari, spokesperson of NHRC (kp 02/11/2015), NHRC seeks resolution to Tarai turmoil: Forty-nine people were killed and 729 injured during the Madhes agitation (ht 02/11/2015), Change nature of protest: NHRC to agitators (rep 02/11/2015)

NHRC offices to remain open during festivals (ht 19/10/2015)

Human rights situation: NHRC to release report on Tarai (kp 19/10/2015)

No compromise on human rights: NHRC Chair Sharma (ht 01/09/2015)

‘Recommendations of NHRC ignored by government’ (kp 22/04/2015)

NHRC seeks more allowance for jailbirds across the nation (ht 16/04/2015)

NHRC to assist TRC, CIEDP, by Dewan Rai (kp 01/04/2015), NHRC unveils its five-year strategic plan (ht 01/04/2015)

NHRC chief threatens to quit if govt fails to act (kp 27/03/2015)

‘NHRC success rests on winning victims’ trust’ (kp 25/03/2015)

NHRC retains top rating: ICC meet confirms ‘A’ status despite complaints (kp 13/03/2015)

NHRC wants report discussed in Parliament (ht 05/03/2015)

Conflict era cases: Govt disregards NHRC’s request (kp 29/01/2015), NHRC releases 100 days progress report (ht 29/01/2015)

NHRC clears 148 backlog cases, by Dewan Rai (kp 28/01/2015)

Relief delay concerns NHRC: Blames hoarding, black-marketing for cooking gas shortage (kp 21/01/2015)

NHRC concerned about VAW, abuse of children (ht 13/01/2015)

House panel for discussion on NHRC report (rep 25/12/2014)

NHRC team inspects Saptari district jail (kp 17/12/2014)

NHRC recommendations: Change in law sought for enforcement, by Dewan Rai (kp 13/12/2014)

NHRC submits yearly report to Prez Yadav (ht 06/12/2014)

House panel seeks NHRC help (kp 10/11/2014)

NHRC retains ICC ‘A’ rating despite criticism, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/11/2014)

NHRC to ensure access to human rights in every single household (ht 03/11/2014)

NHRC sends Pathak to TRC selection panel (ht 27/10/2014)

Hearing committee receives four plaints against NHRC nominees (kp 09/10/2014), NHRC appointments: House panel asks CC to explain nominations (kp 11/10/2014), Constitutional panel defends NHRC picks (kp 14/10/2014), NHRC recommendation in line with constitution: CC (ht 14/10/2014), Nominees for NHRC to testify before PHSC despite outcry (kp 15/10/2014), NHRC nominees answer panel (kp 17/10/2014), Five lawmakers ditch NHRC nominees’ hearing (ht 17/10/2014) [protest against non-inclusive selection!!], NHRC to internationalize cases if govt failed to act on them (rep 17/10/2014), Hearing panel approves NHRC nominations (kp 18/10/2014), PHSC confirms NHRC nominees (ht 18/10/2014)

NHRC gets chairman, four commissioners: To be appointed after House hearing; Hopes rise of TRC formation (kp 19/09/2014) [Once again a non-inclusive lot!!], Anup Raj Sharma chosen to head NHRC (ht 19/09/2014), Ex-CJ Sharma to head NHRC, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 19/09/2014), Complaint registration period opens against NHRC nominees (kp 24/09/2014), SC moved against NHRC recommendation (ht 24/09/2014)

CC meet to fill NHRC vacancies today (kp 15/09/2014)

Appointments at NHRC sought (ht 09/08/2014), NHRC a waning force for lack of office-bearers: 'Delay in appointments deliberate', by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 12/08/2014)

Will fill vacant posts in NHRC: Regmi (kp 19/12/2013)

Make appointments in NHRC: Rights activists (ht 10/12/2013)

NHRC to get new commissioners soon (nn 30/10/2013)

NHRC to deploy monitoring teams (ht 24/10/2013)

Political dispute delays appointments at NHRC (ht 17/10/2013)

Three rights violation complaints at NHRC (ht 15/10/2013)

NHRC to monitor violations in election (ht 02/10/2013)

Appeal to extend rights commissioners’ tenure (ht 01/10/2013)

Rights commission sans chief: NHRC chief, commissioner retire at end of six-year tenure (ht 16/09/2013) [With or without NHRC, the party politicians do not respect human rights either!!], Empty seats: The vacancy of the NHRC Commissioners might invite deteriorating human rights situation in Nepal, by Surya Bahadur Deuja (kp 17/09/2013), Emptiness looms (ht 18/09/2013), After top officials’ retirement, four options to fill NHRC void, by Dewan Rai (kp 19/09/2013), NHRC vacancies: ‘Appoint independent commissioners’: Human Rights Watch terms the void government’s deliberate blow to the rights watchdog (kp 22/09/2013)

NHRC to govt: Probe conflict-era murder Govt decision to not address cases related to the insurgency flayed (kp 08/08/2013)

NHRC bigwigs set criteria for successors, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 23/06/2013)

NHRC proposes offices in all 75 districts (kp 03/06/2013)

Don’t restrict scribes’ activities: NHRC (kp 28/05/2013)

NHRC Chair comes down heavily on govt, parties : Blames them for deteriorating rights situation (ht 28/05/2013)

NHRC offices to be set up in all districts (ht 27/05/2013)

NHRC blames parties for impunity (ht 01/05/2013)

NHRC can now probe, file rights cases on its own: Supreme Court scraps a provision in the NHRC Act that allowed the Attorney General to decide on rights violation cases (kp 07/03/2013)

NHRC writes to PM over security for journos, rights activists (nn 31/01/2013), NHRC concerned about crumbling security situation (kp 01/02/2013)

Int'l rights body to conduct 'special review' of NHRC (nn 10/01/2013)

NHRC forms special investigation panel on HR violations (ht 03/01/2013)

NHRC annual report: Recommendations flouted, says rights watchdog (kp 08/12/2012), Impunity worries rights commission (ht 08/12/2012)

NHRC asks govt to ratify UN convention on migrant workers (nn 22/11/2012)

NHRC to hold int’l meet on rights of migrant workers (kp 08/11/2012)

NHRC to govt: Shape up rights record (kp 25/07/2012)

NHRC asks govt to find long-term solution to landless squatters' problems (nn 05/07/2012)

NHRC: Build disabled-friendly infrastructure (kp 04/07/2012)

NHRC urges compensation for squatters (ht 28/06/2012)

Act has rendered NHRC weaker, rights activists say, by Arjun Poudel (kp 23/04/2012)

NHRC members seek CIAA help: File corruption chargeagainst two colleagues, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/04/2012)

New NHRC act under lash (kp 30/03/2012), Writ in SC challenging provisions in NHRC Act (kp 02/04/2012)

Wrong act: Curtailing NHRC's power, by Pema Abrahams (rep 29/03/2012), Call to form powerful human rights body (kp 29/03/2012)

SC seeks NHRC’s explanation (kp 18/02/2012)

National Human Rights Commission, Nepal (NHRC)

Trafficking in persons. National report 2015/16, by NHRC, June 2017

NHRC. Varshik Prativedhan 2072/73 (yearly report), 13 January 2017 (in Nepali)

Trafficking in Persons - National Report 2013-15 (25/04/2016)

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