Nepal: a long ignored human rights crisis now on the brink of catastrophe

This report summarizes the findings of an Amnesty International visit to Nepal from 10 to 16 February 2005. The delegation, led by Secretary General Irene Khan, assessed the impact of the state of emergency on a rapidly deteriorating human rights situation, as the people’s war declared by the CPN (Maoist) on 13 February 1996 entered its tenth year.

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