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1.Submissions of a [joint report to the council of Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

July 10, 2020

A huge number of Conflict Victims’ Organization submitted a joint report to the council of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) criticizing the inefficacy of Nepal Government in dealing with the Transitional Justice process.

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2.OHCHR welcomes the Supreme Court decision to quash the amnesty provisions of the TRC Act.

May 1, 2020

OHCHR welcomes the Supreme Court decision to quash the amnesty provisions of the TRC Act.

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3.The Supreme Court of Nepal rejected the government’s review petition against the Supreme Court’s 26th February 2015’s ruling which struck down the amnesty provision of the TRC Act.

April 27, 2020

The Supreme Court of Nepal rejected the government’s review petition against the Supreme Court’s 26th February 2015’s ruling which struck down the amnesty provision of the TRC Act.

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4.The Supreme Court of Nepal rejected the government’s review petition against the Supreme Court’s 26th February 2015’s ruling which struck down the amnesty provision of the TRC Act.

April 27, 2020

The Supreme Court of Nepal rejected the government’s review petition against the Supreme Court’s 26th February 2015’s ruling which struck down the amnesty provision of the TRC Act.

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5.The Supreme Court of Nepal rejected the government’s review petition against the Supreme Court’s 26th February 2015’s ruling which struck down the amnesty provision of the TRC Act.

April 27, 2020

The Supreme Court of Nepal rejected the government’s review petition against the Supreme Court’s 26th February 2015’s ruling which struck down the amnesty provision of the TRC Act.

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6.NCP leader Subash Nembang says that the draft for the amendment of the TRC Act 2018 was ready. However, the Law ministry and conflict victims maintains that they are yet to receive any update.

March 18, 2020

NCP leader Subash Nembang says that the draft for the amendment of the TRC Act 2018 was ready. However, the Law ministry and conflict victims maintains that they are yet to receive any update.

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7.Ganga Maya Adhikari requests UN intervention to take action against her son’s murder suspects in a meeting with the UN Resident coordinator to Nepal, Valerie Julliand.

Feb. 5, 2020

Ganga Maya Adhikari requests UN intervention to take action against her son’s murder suspects in a meeting with the UN Resident coordinator to Nepal, Valerie Julliand.

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8.The Supreme Court did not issue any interim order over the 24th January 2019’s writ petition filed against the House Speaker Agni Sapkota.

Jan. 28, 2020

The Supreme Court did not issue any interim order over the 24th January 2019’s writ petition filed against the House Speaker Agni Sapkota. 

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9.Several International Human Rights organizations expressed concerns over the nomination of Agni Sapkota for the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Jan. 25, 2020

Several International Human Rights organizations expressed concerns over the nomination of Agni Sapkota for the Speaker of the House of Representatives via a joint press release.

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10.• Sushil Pyakurel, an adviser to the President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the political, social and human rights affairs resigned. [2]

Jan. 24, 2020

Sushil Pyakurel, an adviser to the President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the political, social and human rights affairs resigned. [2]

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11.A petition filed in the Supreme Court seeking arrest of Agni Sapkota and dismissal of his nomination for the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Jan. 24, 2020

A petition filed in the Supreme Court seeking arrest of Agni Sapkota and dismissal of his nomination for the Speaker of the House of Representatives for his alleged involvement in the murder of Arjun Lama. [1]

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12.Agni Sapkota filed nomination for the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Jan. 21, 2020

Agni Sapkota filed nomination for the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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13.Government appoints Ganesh Dutta Bhatta and Yuba Raj Subedi as the chairman of TRC and CIEDP respectively.

Jan. 20, 2020

Government appoints Ganesh Dutta Bhatta and Yuba Raj Subedi as the chairman of TRC and CIEDP respectively.

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14.Recommendation Committee submits names for the Commissioners of the TRC and the CIEDP.

Jan. 18, 2020

Recommendation Committee submits names for the Commissioners of the TRC and the CIEDP.

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15.The government organized consultations with all the stakeholders regarding amendment to the TRC Act in all of the provincial headquarters.

Jan. 13, 2020

The government organized consultations with all the stakeholders regarding amendment to the TRC Act in all of the provincial headquarters.

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16.Victims expresses their disappointment over the scheduled consultation.

Jan. 9, 2020

The conflict victims expresses their disappointment over the scheduled consultation over the TRC Act which was scheduled to take place on 13th January 2020 in all of the provincial headquarters.

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17.Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ proposed setting up a political mechanism.

Dec. 19, 2019

Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ proposed setting up a political mechanism to support the TRC and CIEDP in his political paper presented for discussion at CPN’s standing committee meeting.

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18.Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ proposed setting up a political mechanism.

Dec. 19, 2019

Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ proposed setting up a political mechanism to support the TRC and CIEDP in his political paper presented for discussion at CPN’s standing committee meeting.

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19.Concerns were raised regarding the possible appointments of commissioners.

Nov. 25, 2019

In a joint statement released by four International Human Rights Organizations, concerns were raised regarding the possible appointments of commissioners before any reforms to the legal frame work of the commissions.

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20.Five member committee formed by the Government of Nepal

Nov. 18, 2019

Five member committee formed by the Government of Nepal recommends Ganesh Dutta Bhatta and Lokendra Mallik for chair of TRC and CIEDP respectively. However, the recommendations were not final.

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21.International Human Rights groups criticizes Nepal Government’s way of handling the TJ process.

July 30, 2019

International Human Rights groups criticizes Nepal Government’s way of handling the TJ process.

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22.A meeting of the recommendation committee formed to recommend names for the TRC and the CIEDP was scheduled but failed to convene its meeting.

June 10, 2019

A meeting of the recommendation committee formed to recommend names for the TRC and the CIEDP was scheduled but failed to convene its meeting. 

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23.Former child soldier files petition at UN Human Rights Office demanding justice .

June 3, 2019

Lenin Bista, a former Maoist combatant who was disqualified for being a verified minor at the time of joining the insurgency petitions at UN OHCHR headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland demanding acknowledgement and compensation.

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24.51 applications received to fill the role of commissioners of two TJ commissions.

April 28, 2019

51 applications received to fill the role of commissioners of two TJ commissions.

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25.The tenure for the commissioners of TRC and CIEDP ends.

April 13, 2019

The tenure for the commissioners of TRC and CIEDP ends.

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26.UN special rapporteurs and the UN WGEID expressed concerns to Government of Nepal.

April 12, 2019

UN special rapporteurs and the UN WGEID expressed concerns to Government of Nepal via a letter on the lack of progress on amendment of the TRC Act and the lack of transparency in the process of appointing new members of the TRC and CIEDP.

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27.The Foreign Minister of Nepal addressed the Human Rights Council.

March 26, 2019

The Foreign Minister of Nepal addressed the Human Rights Council and expressed the Government’s willingness to amend the TRC Act according to the Supreme Court’s Verdict and International standard.

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28.A recommendation committee is formed .

March 25, 2019

A recommendation committee is formed to recommend names for the post of Chairperson of the two Transitional Justice body, TRC and CIEDP. The committee is led by former Chief justice of the Supreme Court Om Prakash Mishra.A recommendation committee is formed to recommend names for the post of Chairperson of the two Transitional Justice body, TRC and CIEDP. The committee is led by former Chief justice of the Supreme Court Om Prakash Mishra.

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29.TRC Chairman Surya Kiran Gurung and member Lila Udasi Khanal announces to quit the TRC.

Feb. 6, 2019

TRC Chairman Surya Kiran Gurung and member Lila Udasi Khanal announces to quit the TRC.

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30.The terms of the TRC and CIEDP was extended by one year

Feb. 6, 2019

The terms of the TRC and CIEDP was extended by one year with a provision for an additional one year extension. TRC Chairman Surya Kiran Gurung and member Lila Udasi Khanal announces to quit the TRC.

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31.National Assembly unanimously passed the bill related to extension of TRC and CIEDP mandate as decided by the Cabinet on 28th January:

Feb. 3, 2019

National Assembly unanimously passed the bill related to extension of TRC and CIEDP mandate as decided by the Cabinet on 28th January: 

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32.The cabinet decided to extend the tenure of members of CIEDP and the TRC

Jan. 29, 2019

The cabinet decided to extend the tenure of members of CIEDP and the TRC till 13th April 2019. The Cabinet also decided to extend the tenure of both commissions which expires on 9th February by one year with a provision for an additional one year extension.

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33.The CVCP suffered a split and Conflict Victim National Network (CVNN) is formed.

Jan. 27, 2019

The CVCP suffered a split and Conflict Victim National Network (CVNN) is formed.

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34.Dealing with the Past Workshop facilitated by the Swiss Government

Sept. 26, 2018

Dealing with the Past Workshop facilitated by the Swiss Government with the participation of Conflicting parties of Nepalese and Filipino Civil war. 

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35.CVCP organizes ‘National Conference of Conflict Victims on Transitional Justice’

Nov. 21, 2018

CVCP organizes ‘National Conference of Conflict Victims on Transitional Justice’ and brings out a Conflict Victim Charter incorporating their view on how to deal with the Transitional Justice in Nepal.

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36.Ministry of Law said it has come up with a preliminary draft for the amendment of TRC Act and will push forward for consultation.

Oct. 5, 2018

Ministry of Law said it has come up with a preliminary draft for the amendment of TRC Act and will push forward for consultation.

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37.12 of the 13 accused in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari acquitted by the Chitwan District Court.

Sept. 9, 2018

12 of the 13 accused in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari acquitted by the Chitwan District Court.

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38.Government hands over Rs. 10 million to Ganga Maya Adhikari as a reflief.

July 23, 2018

Government hands over Rs. 10 million to Ganga Maya Adhikari as a reflief.

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39.A draft bill to amend existing Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act 2014 is made public.

July 17, 2018

A draft bill to amend existing Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act 2014 is made public. 

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40.Ganga Maya Adhikari ends her indefinite hunger strike after Government assures her of implementing previous agreements made with her in 2013

July 13, 2018

Ganga Maya Adhikari ends her indefinite hunger strike after Government assures her of implementing previous agreements made with her in 2013

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41.Chabilal Poudel, an accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari produces himself to the authority and is taken into custody.

July 8, 2018

Chabilal Poudel, an accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari produces himself to the authority and is taken into custody.

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42.Ganga Maya Adhikari began her another fast-on-to death hunger strike.[2]

May 29, 2018

Ganga Maya Adhikari began her another fast-on-to death hunger strike.[2]

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43.Balkrishna Dhungel is pardoned by the President. [1]

May 29, 2018

·       Balkrishna Dhungel is pardoned by the President. [1]

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44.CPN (MC) and CPN (UML) formally merged to form Nepal Communist Party.

May 17, 2018

CPN (MC) and CPN (UML) formally merged to form Nepal Communist Party.

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45.The parliament approved an ordinance presented to amend the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act 2014 which sought extension of the tenure of TRC and CIEDP by one year.

March 30, 2018

The parliament approved an ordinance presented to amend the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act 2014 which sought extension of the tenure of TRC and CIEDP by one year. 

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46.KP Oli sworn in as the PM of Nepal.

Feb. 15, 2018

KP Oli sworn in as the PM of Nepal.

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47.The Cabinet extends the tenure of TRC and CIEDP by one year.

Feb. 5, 2018

The Cabinet extends the tenure of TRC and CIEDP by one year.

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48.Government could extend the tenure of TRC and CIEDP stating valid reasons.

Jan. 19, 2018

The ordinance is endorsed by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari which states that the government could extend the tenure of TRC and CIEDP by one year if the two mechanisms request terms extension stating valid reasons for their failure to complete their task in allocated time.

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49.The Government decides to extend the terms of TRC and CIEDP by one year via an ordinance.

Jan. 6, 2018

The Government decides to extend the terms of TRC and CIEDP by one year via an ordinance.

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50.TRC expresses concern over the agreement between the Chairman of CPN (MC) and the victims of Madi bomb blast citing the infringement of its jurisdiction.

Dec. 5, 2017

TRC expresses concern over the agreement between the Chairman of CPN (MC) and the victims of Madi bomb blast citing the infringement of its jurisdiction.  

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51.Agreement between the chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre ) and the victims of Madi bomb blast

Dec. 3, 2017

Agreement between the chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre ) and the victims of Madi bomb blast

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52.Balkrishna Dhungel arrested by the Nepal Police and sent to prison to serve life imprisonment sentence.

Oct. 31, 2017

Balkrishna Dhungel arrested by the Nepal Police and sent to prison to serve life imprisonment sentence.

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53.TRC established seven provincial offices.

July 2, 2017

TRC established seven provincial offices and concurrently both the TJ commissions formed team to begin preliminary investigations into the registered war era cases .

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54.Sher Bahadur Deuba elected as the PM of Nepal

June 6, 2017

Sher Bahadur Deuba elected as the PM of Nepal

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55.Three Army officers are convicted for the murder of Maina Sunuwar

April 17, 2017

Three Army officers are convicted for the murder of Maina Sunuwar and are sentenced to 20 years in prison by the Kavre District Court but none of them were arrested due to non-compliance of the NA. 

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56.The Supreme Court orders the authority to arrest Balkrishna Dhungel.

April 13, 2017

The Supreme Court orders the authority to arrest Balkrishna Dhungel.

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57.News surfaces out about TRC chairman Surya Kiran Gurung having approached the leaders of major political parties and the PM to oust Madhabi Bhatta from the Commission.

April 1, 2017

News surfaces out about TRC chairman Surya Kiran Gurung having approached the leaders of major political parties and the PM to oust Madhabi Bhatta from the Commission. 

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58.TRC chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung was summoned by the Parliament’s Social Justice and Human Rights Committee to justify his absence from the work.

March 26, 2017

TRC chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung was summoned by the Parliament’s Social Justice and Human Rights Committee to justify his absence from the work.

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59.The Supreme Court allows Conflict Victims to register a writ petition.

May 24, 2017

The Supreme Court allows Conflict Victims to register a writ petition demanding action against TRC Chair Surya Kiran Gurung for being absent from the work. Earlier, registrar of the Supreme Court had refused to file a writ petition in this matter.

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60.TRC holds its meeting without the presence of the Chairperson.

March 22, 2017

TRC holds its meeting without the presence of the Chairperson to work out a plan to commence the preliminary investigation in to complaints filed by the victims. Surya Kiran Gurung, the Chairperson of TRC stopped reporting to work since 12th February.

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61.Conflict Victims organizes a sit-in in at TRC office in Kathmandu to push the commission to start investigation into complaints.

Feb. 15, 2017

Conflict Victims organizes a sit-in in at TRC office in Kathmandu to push the commission to start investigation into complaints.

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62.Government extends the tenure of Two Transitional Justice Mechanisms by one year.

Feb. 9, 2017

Government extends the tenure of Two Transitional Justice Mechanisms by one year.

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63.The TRC recommends the government to extend its tenure by one year.

Feb. 5, 2017

The TRC recommends the government to extend its tenure by one year.

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64.Supreme Court dismisses TRC guidelines which allowed shelving of war-era cases.

Feb. 1, 2017

Supreme Court dismisses TRC guidelines which allowed shelving of war-era cases.

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65.Human Rights Watch (HRW) in its World Report 2017 criticized the Nepal government for failing to properly address the conflict-era cases of human rights abuses.

Jan. 12, 2017

Human Rights Watch (HRW) in its World Report 2017 criticized the Nepal government for failing to properly address the conflict-era cases of human rights abuses.

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66.Reports of Internal dispute among TRC Chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung and TRC member Madhavi Bhatta surfaces out.

Dec. 14, 2016

Reports of Internal dispute among TRC Chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung and TRC member Madhabi Bhatta surfaces out.

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67.Conflict Victim’s National Society (CVNS) a memorandum submission.

Dec. 7, 2016

Conflict Victim’s National Society (CVNS) submitted a memorandum to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba asking him not to let the government prepare amendment bills against the Supreme Court verdict.

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68.Government failed to introduce the TRC and CIEDP Act amendment bill in the parliament as different stake holders do not agree on the draft of the bill.

Dec. 3, 2016

Government failed to introduce the TRC and CIEDP Act amendment bill in the parliament as different stake holders do not agree on the draft of the bill.

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69.The TRC and CIEDP chairperson expression of concern regarding the government's job.

June 26, 2021

The TRC and CIEDP chairperson express concern regarding government’s lack of support to the commissions and requested the parliamentary committee members on Social Justice and Human Rights to help them in this matter.

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70.Former Maoist disqualified Combatants who were staging protest at the CPN(MC) headquarters on 7th November were detained by the Nepal Police

Nov. 8, 2016

Former Maoist disqualified Combatants who were staging protest at the CPN(MC) headquarters on 7th November were detained by the Nepal Police

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71.Former Maoist disqualified Combatants led by Lenin Bista, staged a protest at CPN (MC) headquarters.

Nov. 7, 2016

Former Maoist disqualified Combatants led by Lenin Bista, staged a protest at CPN (MC) headquarters.

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72.The Supreme Court issued an order not to go ahead with the TRC which permits shelving conflict-era cases until a verdict is reached

Sept. 30, 2016

The Supreme Court issued an order not to go ahead with the TRC which permits shelving conflict-era cases until a verdict is reached.

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73.Conflict Victims expresses their concern regarding removing ‘Crimes against humanity’ from the heinous crime category by amending the CIEDP and TRC Act 2014.

Sept. 27, 2016

Conflict Victims expresses their concern regarding removing ‘Crimes against humanity’ from the heinous crime category by amending the CIEDP and TRC Act 2014.

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74.Report surfaces that the government wants to amend the TRC Act 2014 so that crimes against humanity will not be listed under the heinous crimes category.

Sept. 24, 2016

Report surfaces that the government wants to amend the TRC Act 2014 so that crimes against humanity will not be listed under the heinous crimes category.

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75.Ganga Maya Adhikari ends her Hunger Strike

Sept. 14, 2016

Ganga Maya Adhikari ends her Hunger Strike

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76.Col Kumar Lama of Nepal Army is given clean chit by the UK court.

Sept. 6, 2016

Col Kumar Lama of Nepal Army is given clean chit by the UK court.

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77.CIEDP asked PM prachanda to amend the TRC Act 2014.

Sept. 1, 2016

CIEDP asked PM prachanda to amend the TRC Act 2014.

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78.Majority of the TRC members decides not to amendment any of its working procedure.

Aug. 29, 2016

Majority of the TRC members decides not to amendment any of its working procedure.

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79.Conflict Victims National Society (CVNS) filed an application at Truth and Reconciliation Commission to revise the TRC guidelines.

Aug. 26, 2016

Conflict Victims National Society (CVNS) filed an application at Truth and Reconciliation Commission to revise the TRC guidelines.

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80.PM Prachanda assures free treatment to injured People's Liberation Army fighters

Aug. 25, 2016

PM Prachanda assured free treatment to injured members of former PLA in a meeting with delegation representing disabled members of the then PLA in Kathmandu.

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81.House panel directs govt to amend TRC Act.

Aug. 24, 2016

The Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Parliament asked the government to amend the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2014 (TRC Act).

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82.The CVCP expresses concern over the TRC guidelines

Aug. 22, 2016

The CVCP expresses concern over the TRC guidelines with provisions to not to proceed against some conflict-era cases of human right’s violation.

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83.https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/truth-and-reconciliation-commission-chairman-urges-prime-minister-amend-trc-act/

Aug. 15, 2016

The TRC delegation asked PM Prachanda to amend the TRC Act 2014 and requested for the allocation of budget for the commission.

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84.Ganga Maya Adhikari starts another hunger strike.

Aug. 11, 2016

Ganga Maya Adhikari starts another hunger strike.

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85.The TRC and the CIEDP announce that they are done with collecting complaints and investigations will soon commence into each of the cases.

Aug. 10, 2016

The TRC and the CIEDP announce that they are done with collecting complaints and investigations will soon commence into each of the cases.

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86.PM Prachanda urges ‘forgive and forget’ approach to conflict-era cases

Aug. 7, 2016

Report surfaces that the  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has asked top bureaucrats to work as per the policy to  “forgive and forget” when faced with the conflict-era cases .

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87.Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal for the Second time.

Aug. 4, 2016

Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal for the Second time.

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88.Attorney General Hari Phuyal said that their recommendations for the amendment to the TRC Act was more acceptable to all the stake holders.

July 31, 2016

Attorney General Hari Phuyal said that their recommendations for the amendment to the TRC Act was more acceptable to all the stake holders.

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89.TRC, following the CIEDP also decides to extend its deadline for filing complaints till 10th August 2016.

July 21, 2016

TRC, following the CIEDP also decides to extend its deadline for filing complaints till 10th August 2016.

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90.CIEDP, once again extends its deadline for filing complain till 10th August 2016.

July 17, 2016

CIEDP, once again extends its deadline for filing complain till 10th August 2016.

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91.TRC finalizes its directive

July 6, 2016

TRC finalizes its directive

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92.TRC extends its time period for filing complaint by one month.

June 16, 2016

TRC extends its time period for filing complaint by one month.

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93.CIEDP extends time for filing complaints by one month.

June 13, 2016

CIEDP extends time for filing complaints by one month.

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94.Krishna KC files a complaint at the TRC against the then King Gyanendra Shah and some former Prime Ministers for him being detained by the NA.

June 12, 2016

Krishna KC files a complaint at the TRC against the then King Gyanendra Shah and some former Prime Ministers for him being detained by the NA.

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95.Deuba defends army, police mobilized during armed conflict

June 3, 2016

The President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the Army and Police during the conflict operated according to the state’s policies and were merely fulfilling their duties.  

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96.complaint at the TRC against the then PM Sher Bahadur Deuba

May 26, 2021

Family members of 17 laborers who were killed in Nepal Army personnel in 2002 filed a complaint at the TRC against the then PM Sher Bahadur Deuba and the then senior Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) official Rook Mangad Katwal.

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97.International community concerned about 9-point agreement

May 25, 2016

In a joint statement released by United Nations in Nepal, the embassies of Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, the UK, the US, Switzerland and the delegation of the EU, they advised all the concerned parties in Nepal to respect the national and International obligations while addressing remaining issues of the Peace Process.

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98.SC summons Dahal over contempt of court case

May 24, 2016

Supreme Court Summoned CPN (MC) chairman Prachanda on a contempt of court writ filed by advocate Dinesh Tripathi on Prachanda’s remarks against the Supreme Court Verdict on conflict-era cases.

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99.Victims of Madi bomb blast filed their complaints at the TRC. [2]

May 19, 2016

Victims of Madi bomb blast filed their complaints at the TRC. [2]

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100.Different Maoist splinter groups reunites with UCPN(M) and forms CPN(Maoist Center).[1]

May 19, 2016

Different Maoist splinter groups reunites with UCPN(M) and forms CPN(Maoist Center).[1]

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101.TRC and CIEDP members criticizes the 9- point agreement between the UCPN (M) and CPN (UML).

May 17, 2016

TRC and CIEDP members criticizes the 9- point agreement between the UCPN (M) and CPN (UML).

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102.The CVCP criticizes the 9 point agreement between the UCPN (M) and CPN (UML)

May 6, 2016

The CVCP criticizes the 9 point agreement between the UCPN (M) and the CPN (UML) saying that some of the points of the agreement violate Supreme Court’s rulings, constitutional provisions, CPA and international laws.

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103.UCPN-Maoist and CPN-UML signed a nine-point agreement.

May 5, 2016

9 point Agreement signed between the CPN (UML) and the UCPN (M) in order to keep the coalition from falling apart which primarily focused on the Transitional Justice Process and the cases related to Conflict era.

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104.Leaders of the then CPN (M) demanded withdrawal of all judicial cases related to conflict-era in a joint statement accusing the violation of the peace accord.

April 21, 2016

Leaders of the then CPN (M) demanded withdrawal of all judicial cases related to conflict-era in a joint statement accusing the violation of the peace accord.

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105.TRC starts registering complaints from conflict victims.

April 17, 2016

TRC starts registering complaints from conflict victims.

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106.CIEDP starts registering complaints from conflict victims.

April 14, 2016

CIEDP starts registering complaints from conflict victims.

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107.CVCP submitted a 21-point memorandum to the PMO

April 12, 2016

CVCP submitted a 21-point memorandum to the PMO, the cabinet and demanded that their concerns about the TRC and the CIEDP be addressed. 

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108.TRC unveils its action plan

March 30, 2016

TRC unveils its action plan to complete the preliminary investigation into war-era cases by the month of February 2017.

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109.OHCHR encourages the Government of Nepal to amend the Act

Feb. 16, 2016

The OHCHR maintains that unless the Act on Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation 2014 (TRC Act), is amended to meet the International Standards, UN will not consider assisting the two commissions on transitional justice.

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110.The TRC and CIEDP presents its annual interim reports to the PM KP Oli.

Feb. 7, 2016

The TRC and CIEDP presents its annual interim reports to the PM KP Oli.

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111.TRC chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung warns of UN intervention if the war-era cases are not addressed properly.

Jan. 11, 2016

TRC chairperson Surya Kiran Gurung warns of UN intervention if the war-era cases are not addressed properly

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112.Approval of the regulations by the government

Jan. 8, 2016

The TRC and CIEDP chairpersons said that they were waiting for the approval of the regulations which would allow to proceed them further into their work. They suggested to approve the regulations five months ago.

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113.Arrest of the main accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari.

Dec. 21, 2015

The Supreme Court orders Nepal Police to arrest Chabilal Poudel, the main accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari.

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114.KP Oli elected as the PM of Nepal.

Oct. 11, 2015

KP Oli elected as the PM of Nepal.

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115.Maoists parties warn against the Supreme Court verdict

April 6, 2015

The Six Maoist parties staged a joint protest demanding bringing down of 26th February verdict of the Supreme Court. At the protest, Maoist leaders warned of leaving the peace process and reconstitute the PLA.

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116.Submission of the memorandum

April 3, 2015

Six Maoist parties submitted a memorandum to PM Sushil Koirala demanding that the Supreme Court Verdict  of 26th February be quashed alleging it to be in violation of the spirit of the CPA.

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117.A joint protest campaign for the review of the court's verdict.

April 1, 2015

Not endorsing the 26th February’s Supreme Court’s Verdict on the TRC ACT 2014, UCPN (M) led by Prachanda, Mohan Baidya led CPN-M, Netra Bikram Chand led CPN-M, Matrika Prasad Yadav led CPN (M), Mani Thapa-led RCP and Pari Thapa-led CPN (Unified) agreed to stage a joint protest campaign for the review of the court’s verdict. 

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118.Removal of the amnesty provision

Feb. 26, 2015

The Supreme court of Nepal removed the amnesty provision of the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation Act 2014 (TRC Act) promulgated in May 2014.

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119.Establishment of TRC and CIEDP

Feb. 10, 2015

The TRC and the CIEDP is established with Surya Kiran Gurung and Lokendra Mallik appointed as their Chairman respectively. 

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120.Name Submission for TRC and CIEDP members

Jan. 12, 2015

68 names are submitted by The Recommendation Committee to the government for the members of TRC and CIEDP.

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121.NHRC Recommendation

Jan. 4, 2014

The NHRC recommended action against the guilty in four cases of human rights violations that took place during the armed conflict and to provide a compensation of Rs. 300,000 to families of victims. 

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122.Conflict victims submits a memorandum to the PM objecting to the process of appointing commissioners for the TRC and The CIEDP.

Dec. 18, 2014

Conflict victims submits a memorandum to the PM objecting to the process of appointing commissioners for the TRC and The CIEDP.

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123.Five among the nine accused of killing Dekendra Thapa were convicted.

Dec. 7, 2014

Five among the nine accused of killing Dekendra Thapa were convicted by the Dailekh District Court and awarded a maximum two years of prison sentence.

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124.The Ministry of Home Affairs put forward a bill in the Parliament on Torture, Cruel, Inhumane and Degrading Treatment (Control).

Nov. 21, 2014

The Ministry of Home Affairs put forward a bill in the Parliament on Torture, Cruel, Inhumane and Degrading Treatment (Control).

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125.Ganga Maya Adhikari breaks her fast after a five-point agreement with the Government of Nepal which assures to search for the prime accused in the killing of her son, Krishna Prasad Adhikari.

Oct. 18, 2014

Ganga Maya Adhikari breaks her fast after a five-point agreement with the Government of Nepal which assures to search for the prime accused in the killing of her son, Krishna Prasad Adhikari.

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126.Conflict Victims group criticized the process of electing member of the TRC and the CIEDP.[2]

Sept. 22, 2014

Conflict Victims group criticized the process of electing member of the TRC and the CIEDP.[2]

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127.Nanda Prasad Adhikari, Father of Krishna Prasad Adhikari dies as result of hunger strike. However, Ganga Maya Adhikari continues her hunger strike.[1]

Sept. 22, 2014

Nanda Prasad Adhikari, Father of Krishna Prasad Adhikari dies as result of hunger strike. However, Ganga Maya Adhikari continues her hunger strike.[1] 

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128.The Conflict Victim Common Platform (CVCP) was established.

Sept. 5, 2014

The Conflict Victim Common Platform (CVCP) was established.

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129.Conflict victims filed writ petition demanding a stay order against the formation of the Recommendation committee on 16th June arguing of it being unconstitutional.

Aug. 5, 2014

Conflict victims filed writ petition demanding a stay order against the formation of the Recommendation committee on 16th June arguing of it being unconstitutional. 

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130.A writ Petition challenging the TRC Act and accusing it of being discriminatory against women.

July 14, 2014

A writ Petition challenging the TRC Act and accusing it of being discriminatory against women.

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131.The Government replied to the show cause order of 5th June. According to the Government, the TRC Act met all the criteria under the International Standards.

July 9, 2014

The Government replied to the show cause order of 5th June. According to the Government, the TRC Act met all the criteria under the International Standards.

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132.UN-OHCHR experts urges the Government of Nepal to amend the TRC Act.

July 4, 2014

UN-OHCHR experts urges the Government of Nepal to amend the TRC Act.

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133.A recommendation committee to recommend commissioners for the TRC and the CIEDP was formed

June 16, 2014

A recommendation committee to recommend commissioners for the TRC and the CIEDP was formed

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134.A show-cause order is issued by the Supreme Court to the government regarding the TRC Act which was recently promulgated.

June 5, 2014

A show-cause order is issued by the Supreme Court to the government regarding the TRC Act which was recently promulgated.

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135.The TRC Act was signed by the President of Nepal and soon the implementation followed. The text of TRC Act is also made public.

May 11, 2014

The TRC Act was signed by the President of Nepal and soon the implementation followed. The text of TRC Act is also made public.

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136.TRC Act 2014 comes into existence

April 25, 2014

Enforced Disappearances inquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act 2014 (TRC Act) comes into existence. The amendment proposals presented by various MPs were withdrawn.

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137.The Government introduces the TRC Act 2014 in the Parliament, which mandated for the establishment of two commissions, a TRC and a CIEDP.

April 18, 2014

The Government introduces the TRC Act 2014 in the Parliament, which mandated for the establishment of two commissions, a TRC and a CIEDP.

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138.Chitwan Court ordered to release Chabilal Poudel and Bhimsen Poudel, 2 of the 13 accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari on bail.

April 17, 2014

Chitwan Court ordered to release Chabilal Poudel and Bhimsen Poudel, 2 of the 13 accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari on bail.

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139.UCPN (Maoist) protests in Chitwan and threatens a nationwide strike demanding release of their cadres Chabilal Poudel and Bhimsen Poudel who were accused of killing Krishna Prasad Adhikari.

April 15, 2014

UCPN (Maoist) protests in Chitwan and threatens a nationwide strike demanding release of their cadres Chabilal Poudel and Bhimsen Poudel who were accused of killing Krishna Prasad Adhikari.

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140.UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay welcomed the efforts made by the Government

April 14, 2014

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay welcomed the efforts made by the Government of Nepal to move ahead with Transitional Justice Process but at the same time also expressed serious concerns over the introduction of amnesty provisions in the TRC bill. 

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141.Charge-sheet produced by Chitwan district Attorney office against 13 former Maoist cadres accused of killing Krishna Prasad Adhikari in 2004.

April 13, 2014

Charge-sheet produced by Chitwan district Attorney office against 13 former Maoist cadres accused of killing Krishna Prasad Adhikari in 2004. 

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142.Major political parties reached an agreement for the establishment of two separate commissions, the TRC and the CIEDP.

April 7, 2014

Major political parties reached an agreement for the establishment of two separate commissions, the TRC and the CIEDP.

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143.The government appointed a “high-level committee” under PM’s office, to draft the bills in order to establish the commissions.

April 5, 2014

The UCPN (M) expressed discontent over the “high-level committee” unilaterally drafting the bills and soon Government formed a 6 member committee which comprised of representatives of the three major political parties to finalize the bills.

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144.The 10 member task force submitted its report to the government and also presented three draft bills.

April 2, 2014

The 10 member task force submitted its report to the government and also presented three draft bills. The first two draft bills were meant for the purpose of establishing the TRC and the CIEDP. The third draft bill was meant to criminalize serious human rights violations.

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145.The government formed a 10 member task force to provide recommendations on the legal framework for Transitional Justice mechanisms which also included representatives from victim’s groups.

March 27, 2014

The government formed a 10 member task force to provide recommendations on the legal framework for Transitional Justice mechanisms which also included representatives from victim’s groups.

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146.Chabilal Poudel and Bhimsen Poudel, two among the 13 accused in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari are arrested.

March 20, 2014

Chabilal Poudel and Bhimsen Poudel, two among the 13 accused in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari are arrested.

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147.The Supreme Court of Nepal rules that the ordinance on the Truth and Reconciliation Committee doesn’t meet the International Standards and conflicts with the previous Supreme Court decisions thus declaring it unconstitutional.

Jan. 2, 2014

The Supreme Court of Nepal rules that the ordinance on the Truth and Reconciliation Committee doesn’t meet the International Standards and conflicts with the previous Supreme Court decisions thus declaring it unconstitutional. 

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148.Parashuram Poudel, an accused in Krishna Prasad Adhikari’s murder was arrested.

Dec. 6, 2013

Parashuram Poudel, an accused in Krishna Prasad Adhikari’s murder was arrested.

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149.Election for second CA held.

Nov. 19, 2013

Election for second CA held.

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150.Ganga Maya Adhikari and Nanda Prasad Adhikari again sit on a fast-unto-death hunger strike.

Oct. 24, 2013

Ganga Maya Adhikari and Nanda Prasad Adhikari again sit on a fast-unto-death hunger strike.

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151.Ram Prasad Adhikari, arrested on 6th September was released.

Sept. 30, 2013

Ram Prasad Adhikari, arrested on 6th September was released.

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152.Ganga Maya Adhikari and Nanda Prasad Adhikari ended their hunger-strike after government assured of action against the accused in the killing of their son.

Sept. 8, 2013

Ganga Maya Adhikari and Nanda Prasad Adhikari ended their hunger-strike after government assured of action against the accused in the killing of their son.

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153.Ram Prasad Adhikari, one of the 13 accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari’s arrested.

Sept. 6, 2013

Ram Prasad Adhikari, one of the 13 accused in the killing of Krishna Prasad Adhikari’s arrested.

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154.UCPN (M) chairman Prachanda warns that any attempt by government to proceed Krishna Prasad Adhikrai’s case through a regular court might derail the peace process.

Aug. 13, 2013

UCPN (M) chairman Prachanda warns that any attempt by government to proceed Krishna Prasad Adhikrai’s case through a regular court might derail the peace process.

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155.Ganga Maya Adhikari and Nanda Prasad Adhikari resumed their fast-unto death hunger strike.

July 21, 2013

Ganga Maya Adhikari and Nanda Prasad Adhikari resumed their fast-unto death hunger strike.

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156.The AISC was dissolved.

April 12, 2013

The AISC was dissolved. 

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157.The Supreme Court of Nepal blocked the implementation of the 2013 TRC ordinance until a verdict is reached in this case.

April 1, 2013

The Supreme Court of Nepal blocked the implementation of the 2013 TRC ordinance until a verdict is reached in this case.

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158.The ordinance on the formation of a commission for Truth and Reconciliation (2013 TRC ordinance) was promulgated. Petitions challenging the Ordinance was filed in the Supreme Court.

March 14, 2021

The ordinance on the formation of a commission for Truth and Reconciliation (2013 TRC ordinance) was promulgated. Petitions challenging the Ordinance was filed in the Supreme Court.

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159.Ganga Maya Adhikari along with her husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari starts hunger strike demanding justice for the killing of their son Krishna Prasad Adhikari by Maoist’s cadres in 2004. Soon they were detained by the Police.

Jan. 13, 2020

Ganga Maya Adhikari along with her husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari starts hunger strike demanding justice for the killing of their son Krishna Prasad Adhikari by Maoist’s cadres in 2004. Soon they were detained by the Police.

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160.Five among the accused in the killing of Journalist Dekendra Thapa were arrested.

Jan. 5, 2013

Five among the accused in the killing of Journalist Dekendra Thapa were arrested.

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161.Nepal Army’s Col Kumar Lama arrested in London, UK on charges of torture and human rights violation during the Maoist insurgency under the Universal Jurisdiction.

Jan. 3, 2013

Nepal Army’s Col Kumar Lama arrested in London, UK on charges of torture and human rights violation during the Maoist insurgency under the Universal Jurisdiction.

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162.The Cabinet decided to withdraw various charges on Maoist cadres.

Dec. 4, 2012

The Cabinet decided to withdraw various charges on Maoist cadres.

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163.The Cabinet issued an Ordinance on Investigation of Disappeared People, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 2069 (2012) to the President of Nepal for promulgation. It was later withdrawn and was never released publicly.

Aug. 28, 2012

The Cabinet issued an Ordinance on Investigation of Disappeared People, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 2069 (2012) to the President of Nepal for promulgation. It was later withdrawn and was never released publicly. 

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164.The Supreme Court ordered the government to introduce vetting laws for the officials accused of Human Rights Violations.

Aug. 13, 2012

The Supreme Court ordered the government to introduce vetting laws for the officials accused of Human Rights Violations.

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165.Constituent Assembly fails to deliver the Constitutional draft and the Constituent Assembly is dissolved

May 27, 2012

Constituent Assembly fails to deliver the Constitutional draft and the Constituent Assembly is dissolved

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166.Supreme Court rejects new request for extension of Constituent Assembly’s deadline and gives 72 hours to finalize the draft of Constitution.

May 24, 2012

Supreme Court rejects new request for extension of Constituent Assembly’s deadline and gives 72 hours to finalize the draft of Constitution.

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167.NA takes over the control of the Maoist’s PLA, its cantonments and weapons as well.

April 10, 2012

NA takes over the control of the Maoist’s PLA, its cantonments and weapons as well.

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168.UCPN (M), Nepali Congress and CPN (UML) agreed to conclude the TRC bill and establish the commission.

March 5, 2012

UCPN (M), Nepali Congress and CPN (UML) agreed to conclude the TRC bill and establish the commission.

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169.The Supreme Court declares the request to pardon Bal Krishna Dhungel by the Government invalid.

Jan. 7, 2021

The Supreme Court declares the request to pardon Bal Krishna Dhungel by the Government invalid. 

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170.Termination of contract between the Government of Nepal and OHCHR.

Dec. 8, 2011

Termination of contract between the Government of Nepal and OHCHR.

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171.The deadline of Constituent Assembly is again extended by a year to 27th May 2012. Supreme Court rules that there will not be any further extension of deadline of Constituent Assembly.

Nov. 29, 2011

The deadline of Constituent Assembly is again extended by a year to 27th May 2012. Supreme Court rules that there will not be any further extension of deadline of Constituent Assembly.

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172.OHCHR expresses concern over

Nov. 10, 2011

OHCHR expresses concern over, cabinet decision to appoint  CA member Suryaman Dong and Agni Sapkota as Minister, cabinet decision to request the President to Pardon Balkrishna Dhungel, Government of Nepal decision to promote Durj Kumar Rai to the position of Additional Inspector General of the APF. Nepal Army decision to promote Brigadier General Victor Rana to Major General. Because of the allegations against each individual for committing crime against humanity 

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173.The cabinet passes a proposal to request the President to pardon Balkrishna Dhungel.

Nov. 8, 2011

The cabinet passes a proposal to request the President to pardon Balkrishna Dhungel. 

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174.Seven point agreement between UCPN (M), NC, CPN (UML) and Joint Madheshi Democratic Front on the Integration and Rehabilitation of the ex-combatants.

Nov. 1, 2011

Seven point agreement between UCPN (M), NC, CPN (UML) and Joint Madheshi Democratic Front on the Integration and Rehabilitation of the ex-combatants.

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175.The deadline of CA is extended by another three months to 29 November 2011 Baburam Bhattarai from UCPN(M) is sworn in as the PM of Nepal

Aug. 29, 2011

The deadline of CA is extended by another three months to 29 November 2011 Baburam Bhattarai from UCPN(M) is sworn in  as the PM of Nepal 

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176.The Supreme Court maintains that since the TRC has yet to be shelve, conflict-era cases have to be dealt within the ambit of existing laws.

Aug. 15, 2011

The Supreme Court maintains that since the TRC has yet to be shelve, conflict-era cases have to be dealt within the ambit of existing laws.

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177.Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal submited his resignation to the President Rambaran Yadav after no consensus is reached on the formation of new constitution.

Aug. 14, 2011

Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal submited his resignation to the President Rambaran Yadav after no consensus is reached on the formation of new constitution.

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178.The deadline of Constituent Assembly is extended by another three months to 29 August 2011

May 29, 2021

The deadline of Constituent Assembly is extended by another three months to 29 August 2011 

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179.A public Interest Litigation filed before Supreme Court against CA member Agni Sapkota’s appointment to a Ministerial positions.

May 27, 2011

A public Interest Litigation filed before Supreme Court against CA member Agni Sapkota’s appointment to a Ministerial positions. 

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180.Jhalanath Khanal from CPN (UML) is sworn in as the PM of Nepal.

Feb. 6, 2011

Jhalanath Khanal from CPN (UML) is sworn in as the PM of Nepal.

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181.The UCPN (M) formally handed over the cantonments and their combatants to the Army Integration Special Committee for supervision, integration and rehabilitation.

Jan. 22, 2011

The UCPN (M) formally handed over the cantonments and their combatants to the Army Integration Special Committee for supervision, integration and rehabilitation.

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182.UNMIN ceases its operation.

Jan. 15, 2011

UNMIN ceases its operation.

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183.The MoPR presents the directives for the supervision, control, direction and code of conduct for the Maoist combatants as suggested by the AISC.

Sept. 16, 2010

The MoPR presents the directives for the supervision, control, direction and code of conduct for the Maoist combatants as suggested by the AISC.

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184.Madhav Kumar Nepal resigns from the post of the Prime Minister of Nepal and takes in charge as the acting PM until a new PM is elected.

June 30, 2010

Madhav Kumar Nepal resigns from the post of the Prime Minister of Nepal and takes in charge as the acting PM until a new PM is elected.

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185.The deadline for Constitutional draft of Constituent Assembly extended by a year.

May 29, 2010

The deadline for Constitutional draft of Constituent Assembly extended by a year.

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186.Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal assures the families of disappeared persons of finding the status of disappeared and to initiate action against the perpetrators.

March 18, 2010

Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal assures the families of disappeared persons of finding the status of disappeared and to initiate action against the perpetrators.

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187.A Bill on the TRC was introduced to the Parliament.

Feb. 17, 2010

A Bill on the TRC was introduced to the Parliament.

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188.The discharge of disqualified combatants is concluded.

Feb. 8, 2010

The discharge of disqualified combatants is concluded.

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189.The discharge of disqualified combatants is initiated

Jan. 7, 2010

The discharge of disqualified combatants is initiated

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190.The Supreme Court maintains the decision of Okhaldhunga Court to sentence a life imprisonment to CA member Balkrishna Dhungel for the murder of Ujjan Kumar Shrestha.

Jan. 3, 2010

The Supreme Court maintains the decision of Okhaldhunga Court to sentence a life imprisonment to CA member Balkrishna Dhungel for the murder of Ujjan Kumar Shrestha. 

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191.Operational Plan is signed between the UN and the UCPN (M) Plan to release the disqualified combatants (Verified minors and Late recruits) from the cantonments.

Dec. 26, 2009

Operational Plan is signed between the UN and the UCPN (M) Plan to release the disqualified combatants (Verified minors and Late recruits) from the cantonments.

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192.The Government of Nepal, the UN and the UCPN (M) agreed on the procedure to release the disqualified combatants from the cantonments.

Dec. 16, 2009

The Government of Nepal, the UN and the UCPN (M) agreed on the procedure to release the disqualified combatants from the cantonments.

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193.The Supreme Court criticized the District Attorney’s office for failing to run an effective investigation in to the killings of Reena Rasaili and Subhadra Chaulagain by the NA in February 2004.

Dec. 14, 2009

The Supreme Court criticized the District Attorney’s office for failing to run an effective investigation in to the killings of Reena Rasaili and Subhadra Chaulagain by the NA in February 2004.

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194.A Bill on the Commission on Enforced Disappearance was introduced to Parliament.

Dec. 4, 2009

A Bill on the Commission on Enforced Disappearance was introduced to Parliament.

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195.The Kavre District Court ordered Nepal Army to suspend the then captain Niranjan Basnet and submit the statements of the accused in the Maina Sunuwar case.

Sept. 13, 2009

The Kavre District Court ordered Nepal Army to suspend the then captain Niranjan Basnet and submit the statements of the accused in the Maina Sunuwar case.

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196.Home Minister Bhim Rawal said that he will devote himself to end the trend of impunity for human rights violations.

May 26, 2009

Home Minister Bhim Rawal said that he will devote himself to end the trend of impunity for human rights violations.

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197.Madhav Kumar Nepal from CPN (UML) is elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal with the support of UCPN (M).

May 25, 2009

Madhav Kumar Nepal from CPN (UML) is elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal with the support of UCPN (M).

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198.Prachanda resigns from the post of the Prime Minister of Nepal

May 4, 2009

Prachanda resigns from the post of the Prime Minister of Nepal

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199.A Technical Committee was constituted to advise and support the AISC.

April 16, 2009

A Technical Committee was constituted to advise and support the AISC.

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200.The two arrested on 3rd March are released.

May 18, 2021

The two arrested on 3rd March are released.

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201.Supreme Court ordered to release the two arrested on 3rd March.

March 16, 2009

Supreme Court ordered to release the two arrested on 3rd March.

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202.The two arrested on 3rd March were revealed to be lodged at District Police Office, Pyuthan.

March 15, 2009

The two arrested on 3rd March were revealed to be lodged at District Police Office, Pyuthan.

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203.Regarding March 3rd arrest, Home Ministry and the police denied of them being in their custody.

March 6, 2009

Regarding March 3rd arrest, Home Ministry and the police denied of them being in their custody.

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204.Two members of an organization for victims of Maoist abuses were arrested in Katmandu.

March 3, 2009

Two members of an organization for victims of Maoist abuses were arrested in Katmandu.

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205.The ordinance was enacted into a law which criminalized the Enforced Disappearances and had provisions for persecution of perpetrators and reparation for victims.[2]

Feb. 5, 2009

The ordinance was enacted into a law which criminalized the Enforced Disappearances and had provisions for persecution of perpetrators and reparation for victims.[2]

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206.The cabinet passed an ordinance. The president promulgated it but it was never implemented because of the criticisms it faced.[1]

Feb. 5, 2009

The cabinet passed an ordinance. The president promulgated it but it was never implemented because of the criticisms it faced.[1]

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207.An ordered to initiate investigation against the accused Kuber Singh Rana.[2]

Feb. 3, 2021

An ordered to initiate investigation against the accused Kuber Singh Rana.[2]

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208.The Supreme Court highlighted the conflicting scenario presented by the NA and Police in the case relating to Disappearances of five students in Dhanusha in 2003.[1]

Feb. 3, 2009

The Supreme Court highlighted the conflicting scenario presented by the NA and Police in the case relating to Disappearances of five students in Dhanusha in 2003.[1]

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209.The CPN (M) and the NCP (Unity Centre) unites to form UCPN (M).

Jan. 17, 2009

The CPN (M) and the NCP (Unity Centre) unites to form UCPN (M).

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210.The MoPR organized fourth regional consultation on the TRC bill in Dhangadi.

Dec. 18, 2008

The MoPR organized fourth regional consultation on the TRC bill in Dhangadi.

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211.The MoPR organized fourth regional consultation on the TRC bill in Dhangadi.

Dec. 17, 2008

The MoPR organized fourth regional consultation on the TRC bill in Dhangadi.

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212.The cabinet approved draft legislation for disappearances that included the establishment of a commission and a provision for interim relief (Rs.100,000) to all families of the disappeared.

Nov. 19, 2008

The cabinet approved draft legislation for disappearances that included the establishment of a commission and a provision for interim relief (Rs.100,000) to all families of the disappeared.

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213.The UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) directed the Government of Nepal to make a detailed investigation into the detention and disappearance of Surya Prasad Sharma by Nepal Army.

Oct. 28, 2008

The UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) directed the Government of Nepal to make a detailed investigation into the detention and disappearance of Surya Prasad Sharma by Nepal Army.

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214.The Army Integration Special Committee (AISC) established under the leadership of PM Prachanda.

Oct. 28, 2008

The Army Integration Special Committee (AISC) established under the leadership of PM Prachanda.

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215.An FIR was filed for the investigation in the killing of Dekendra Thapa.

Aug. 22, 2008

An FIR was filed for the investigation in the killing of Dekendra Thapa.

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216.Prachanda elected as the first Prime Minister of Republic Nepal

Aug. 15, 2008

Prachanda elected as the first Prime Minister of Republic Nepal

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217.An FIR registered by the Kavre Police in the killing of Arjun Lama.

Aug. 11, 2008

An FIR registered by the Kavre Police in the killing of Arjun Lama.

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218.The Body of Dekendra Thapa, a journalist who was killed by the Maoist in 2004 was exhumed.

June 26, 2008

The Body of Dekendra Thapa, a journalist who was killed by the Maoist in 2004 was exhumed. 

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219.World Bank committed US$ 50 million to support reparation efforts.

May 7, 2008

World Bank committed US$ 50 million to support reparation efforts.

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220.An agreement was reached between the NC, CPN (UML) and the CPN (M) regarding the integration of Maoist combatants into security agencies.

April 25, 2008

An agreement was reached between the NC, CPN (UML) and the CPN (M) regarding the integration of Maoist combatants into security agencies.

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221.Election for First Constituent Assembly Held.

April 10, 2008

Election for First Constituent Assembly Held.

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222.The Supreme Court ordered the Kavre Police to register a murder case in the killing of Arjun Lama. Agni Sapkota, a CC member of CPN (M) was one of the accused.

March 10, 2008

The Supreme Court ordered the Kavre Police to register a murder case in the killing of Arjun Lama. Agni Sapkota, a CC member of CPN (M) was one of the accused.

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223.OHCHR Nepal maintains that failure to prosecute killers of Maina Sunuwar perpetuates culture of impunity.

Feb. 17, 2008

OHCHR Nepal maintains that failure to prosecute killers of Maina Sunuwar perpetuates culture of impunity.

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224.United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights stressed on the need to form a TRC and a CIEDP in accordance to International standards.

Feb. 3, 2008

United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights stressed on the need to form a TRC and a CIEDP in accordance to International standards.

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225.Murder charges filed against four army officers (Bobi Khatri, Sunil Prasad Adhikari, Amit Pun and Niranjan Basnet) allegedly involved in the torture and death of Maina sunuwar and arrest warrants are issued against them.

Jan. 31, 2008

Murder charges filed against four army officers (Bobi Khatri, Sunil Prasad Adhikari, Amit Pun and Niranjan Basnet) allegedly involved in the torture and death of Maina sunuwar and arrest warrants are issued against them.

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226.United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang arrives in Nepal

Jan. 30, 2008

United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang arrives in Nepal

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227.The Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the CPN (M) signed the 23-point agreement with the provisions for the formation of a special committee to assist and look after the Integration and Rehabilitation of the Maoist army, a Truth and Reconciliation Committee

Dec. 23, 2007

The Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the CPN (M) signed the 23-point agreement with the provisions for the formation of a special committee to assist and look after the Integration and Rehabilitation of the Maoist army, a Truth and Reconciliation Committee and a Commission for the investigation of Disappearances.

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228.Supreme Court orders the Government of Nepal to Criminalize torture and to keep provisions for punishment for the perpetrators of torture keeping International standards in consideration.

Dec. 17, 2007

Supreme Court orders the Government of Nepal to Criminalize torture and to keep provisions for punishment for the perpetrators of torture keeping International standards in consideration.

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229.A petition was filed in the Supreme Court to direct relevant authorities to investigate the killings of Reena Rasaili and Subadhra Chaulagain by the NA in February 2004.

Oct. 8, 2007

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court to direct relevant authorities to investigate the killings of Reena Rasaili and Subadhra Chaulagain by the NA in February 2004.

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230.The Supreme Court issued an order to the police to complete the investigation into Maina Sunuwar case and also ordered that copies of the judgment by military court be provided to the family of Maina Sunuwar. The NA didn’t comply with the Supreme Court or

Sept. 18, 2007

The Supreme Court issued an order to the police to complete the investigation into Maina Sunuwar case and also ordered that copies of the judgment by military court be provided to the family of Maina Sunuwar. The NA didn’t comply with the Supreme Court orders.

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231.A writ filed in the Supreme Court seeking registration of the FIR in the killing of Arjun Lama

July 16, 2007

A writ filed in the Supreme Court seeking registration of the FIR in the killing of Arjun Lama

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232.Kavre Police refuses to register an FIR in the Killing of Arjun Lama.

June 28, 2007

Kavre Police refuses to register an FIR in the Killing of Arjun Lama.

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233.The Commission was heavily criticized and subsequently the Government abandoned it. [2]

June 21, 2007

The Commission was heavily criticized and subsequently the Government abandoned it. [2]

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234.The Government of Nepal established a High Level Commission of Inquiry on Disappeared Persons to investigate into cases of enforced disappearances committed during the conflict. [1] The Commission was heavily criticized and subsequently the Government ab

June 21, 2007

The Government of Nepal established a High Level Commission of Inquiry on Disappeared Persons to investigate into cases of enforced disappearances committed during the conflict. [1]

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235.NA headquarters produces a copy of the court martial report on Maina Sunuwar Case to the Supreme Court marking NA headquarters produces a copy of the court martial report on Maina Sunuwar Case to the Supreme Court marking

June 11, 2007

NA  headquarters produces  a copy of the court martial report on Maina Sunuwar Case to the Supreme Court marking NA  headquarters produces  a copy of the court martial report on Maina Sunuwar Case to the Supreme Court marking 

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236.Supreme Court of Nepal ruled that a commission of inquiry established under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1969, will not meet the current International norms and the Act needs to be reviewed.

June 1, 2007

Supreme Court of Nepal ruled that a commission of inquiry established under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1969, will not meet the current International norms and the Act needs to be reviewed. 

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237.The Supreme Court asks the NA headquarters to release the original file concerning the military court proceedings in the case relating to Maina Sunuwar within a week.

May 8, 2007

The Supreme Court asks the NA headquarters to release the original file concerning the military court proceedings in the case relating to Maina Sunuwar within a week.

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238.Government of Nepal introduces a Disappearance and Abduction bill to amend the civil code.

April 20, 2007

Government of Nepal introduces a Disappearance and Abduction bill to amend the civil code.

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239.OHCHR-Nepal insists on full investigation of Maina Sunuwar case following exhumation of remains.

March 24, 2007

OHCHR-Nepal insists on full investigation of Maina Sunuwar case following exhumation of remains.

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240.Nepal Police in co-operation with the OHCHR exhume Maina Sunuwar’s body from the Panchkhal Military Barracks.

March 23, 2007

Nepal Police in co-operation with the OHCHR exhume Maina Sunuwar’s body from the Panchkhal Military Barracks.

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241.The Nepal Peace Trust Fund (NPTF) was established and kept under the ambit of Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR), and it started its engagement .

March 22, 2007

The Nepal Peace Trust Fund (NPTF) was established and kept under the ambit of Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR), and it started its engagement.

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242.UN High Commissioner Louise Arbour tables report on the Human Rights situation in Nepal to the Human Rights Council.

Feb. 22, 2007

UN High Commissioner Louise Arbour tables report on the Human Rights situation in Nepal to the Human Rights Council.

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243.Establishment of United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) with Ian Martin leading the mission.

Jan. 23, 2007

Establishment of United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) with Ian Martin leading the mission.

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244.UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour visits Nepal and issues a press statement on her purpose of visit.

Jan. 19, 2007

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour visits Nepal and issues a press statement on her purpose of visit.

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245.Promulgation of the Interim Constitution 2007 Containing a provision to create a Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC) in its Article 33.

Jan. 15, 2007

Promulgation of the Interim Constitution 2007 Containing a provision to create a Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC) in its Article 33.

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246.OHCHR-Nepal calls for support to Supreme Court Task Force to investigate Bhairabnath Battalion Disappearances.

Jan. 12, 2007

OHCHR-Nepal calls for support to Supreme Court Task Force to investigate Bhairabnath Battalion Disappearances.

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247.The OHCHR-Nepal expresses its concern regarding the lack of co-operation from the Nepal Army (NA) in the Maina Sunuwar case.

Dec. 21, 2006

The OHCHR-Nepal expresses its concern regarding the lack of co-operation from the Nepal Army (NA) in the Maina Sunuwar case.

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248.An Agreement on the Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMA) was signed between the Government of Nepal and the CPN (M)

Dec. 8, 2006

An Agreement on the Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies (AMMA) was signed between the Government of Nepal and the CPN (M)

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249.OHCHR-Nepal welcomed the signing of CPA.

Nov. 22, 2006

OHCHR-Nepal welcomed the signing of CPA. 

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250.Signing of Comprehensive Peace Accord

Nov. 21, 2006

Signing of Comprehensive Peace Accord between the Government of Nepal and the CPN (Maoist)The Section 5.2 of the CPA incorporates provision for setting up a Truth and Reconciliation Committee.

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