Nepal: District Court’s historic verdict a welcome step for justice for Dalit community

Amnesty International: Responding to the landmark verdict on 5 December on the killing of Nabaraj BK and five others by the West Rukum District Court in Nepal, convicting 26 individuals for murder and caste-based discrimination, Nirajan Thapaliya, Director of Amnesty International Nepal, said: 

“The District Court verdict is a welcome step in judicial redress to ensure justice and accountability is served to the families of the Dalit victims. This is a huge relief for the families and human rights activists who have tirelessly campaigned for justice. Such concrete action is critical to halt and prevent further human rights violations on the ground.”

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Date:
8 December, 2023
Type of Update:
In the News
Updates from our Partners
Themes:
Courts
Human Rights
Countries:
Nepal
Regions:
Asia
Campaign Partners:
Amnesty International
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