सुनकोशी मरिन डाइभर्सन बहुउद्देश्यीय आयोजना प्रभावित रामेछापका आदिवासी माझी र अन्य समुदाय असन्तुष्ट: जिल्ला प्रशासनलगायत स्थानीय निकायहरुमा १३ बुँदे मागसहित ज्ञापनपत्र बुझाए

१८ जनवरी २०२१ (वि. सं. ५ माघ २०७७), मन्थली, रामेछाप सुनकोशी मरिन डाइभर्सन बहुउद्देश्यीय आयोजनाबाट रामेछापका आदिवासी माझी र अन्य स्थानीय बासिन्दाले आयोजना सम्बन्धि प्रभावितलाई पर्याप्त जानकारी नदिइएको, अर्थपूर्ण परामर्श नगरिएको र जग्गा अधिग्रहणलगायत आयोजनाका निर्णयमा प्रभावितसँग सहमति नभएको भन्दै जिल्ला प्रशासन लगायतका स्थानीय निकायहरुमा १३ बुँदे मागसहित ज्ञापनपत्र बुझाएका छन्।  रामेछाप जिल्लामा पर्ने आयोजनाको … More सुनकोशी मरिन डाइभर्सन बहुउद्देश्यीय आयोजना प्रभावित रामेछापका आदिवासी माझी र अन्य समुदाय असन्तुष्ट: जिल्ला प्रशासनलगायत स्थानीय निकायहरुमा १३ बुँदे मागसहित ज्ञापनपत्र बुझाए

Indigenous Majhi and local communities affected by Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project submit 13-point demands to the local authorities

18 January 2021, Manthali, Ramechhap Indigenous Majhi and other communities affected by the Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose project in Ramechhap district in eastern Nepal have submitted a 13-point memorandum to the local authorities on Sunday expressing their discontent with the project. They have alleged that they have not been adequately informed and meaningfully consulted about the … More Indigenous Majhi and local communities affected by Sunkoshi-Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project submit 13-point demands to the local authorities

Chaya center’s workers become owners’ ‘thugs’, threaten heritage rights activist (with letter)

Kathmandu, 31 December 2020 Workers have a history of taking to the streets and carrying out struggles when their employers do injustice and exploit labor. However, it has been found that today’s workers have started to engage in various unwanted activities to protect their employers instead of protesting against the black acts committed by their … More Chaya center’s workers become owners’ ‘thugs’, threaten heritage rights activist (with letter)

खोकना र बुंगमतीका आदिवासी नेवार समुदायद्वारा काठमाडौं-तराई/मधेस द्रुतमार्ग र अन्य परियोजनाका कारण जोखिममा परेका आफ्ना अधिकार संरक्षण गरिदिन आग्रह गर्दै जेनेभास्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघीय संयन्त्रलाई पत्र

१ डिसेम्बर २०२०, काठमाडौँ  काठमाडौं- तराई/मधेस द्रुतमार्ग (फास्ट ट्र्याक) लगायत खोकना र बुंगमतिमा निर्माणाधीन वा प्रस्तावित विभिन्न पूर्वाधार विकास तथा सहरीकरणका परियोजनाबाट प्रभावित ती ऐतिहासिक बस्तीका आदिवासी नेवार समुदायले जेनेभास्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघका दुई विज्ञहरूलाई ती परियोजनाले समुदाय विस्थापित हुने गम्भीर खतरा रहेको, तिनको भुमि र स्रोतसाधन माथिको अधिकार र सांस्कृतिक अधिकार उल्लङ्घन भएको र … More खोकना र बुंगमतीका आदिवासी नेवार समुदायद्वारा काठमाडौं-तराई/मधेस द्रुतमार्ग र अन्य परियोजनाका कारण जोखिममा परेका आफ्ना अधिकार संरक्षण गरिदिन आग्रह गर्दै जेनेभास्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघीय संयन्त्रलाई पत्र

Indigenous Newar communities in Khokana and Bungamati call on UN mechanisms in Geneva for immediate actions to protect their rights threatened by the construction of Fast Track Expressway and other infrastructure projects

1 December 2020, Kathmandu Indigenous Newar communities – affected by the Kathmandu-Terai/Madhesh Fast Track (Expressway) Project and other ongoing or planned infrastructure and urbanization projects in historical settlements of Khokana and Bungamati in the south of Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu – have called on two UN experts in Geneva to take prompt actions for safeguarding … More Indigenous Newar communities in Khokana and Bungamati call on UN mechanisms in Geneva for immediate actions to protect their rights threatened by the construction of Fast Track Expressway and other infrastructure projects

Joint submission on the human rights situation of indigenous Newar communities made to the UN for the 3rd Universal Periodic Review of Nepal

Community Empowerment and Social Justice Network (CEMSOJ), Himalayan Human Rights Monitors (HimRights) and Save Nepa Valley movement today made a joint submission for the 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Nepal. The UPR is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States and is held under … More Joint submission on the human rights situation of indigenous Newar communities made to the UN for the 3rd Universal Periodic Review of Nepal

Campaign to restore archaeological Kamal Pokhari in Thamel urges ILO and UN to protect rights infringed due to construction of Chhaya Center

Campaign to Restore Archaeological Kamal Pokhari in Thamel has drawn attention of the ILO and UN offices in Nepal to the encroachment of traditional lands, including a historical pond and its banks, of indigenous Newa community in Kathmandu’s tourist district of Thamel for construction of Chaya Center business complex. The Campaign has thus called the … More Campaign to restore archaeological Kamal Pokhari in Thamel urges ILO and UN to protect rights infringed due to construction of Chhaya Center

चोभारस्थित सुक्खा बन्दरगाह प्रभावित समुदायद्वारा परियोजना बिरूद्ध विश्व बैंकमा उजुरी

चोभारस्थित सुक्खा बन्दरगाह प्रभावित समुदायद्वारा परियोजना बिरूद्ध विश्व बैंकमा उजुरी  तत्काल बजेट वितरण रोकी सुक्खा बन्दरगाहको लागि वैकल्पिक योजना तयार गर्न आह्वान  [सार्वजनिक विज्ञप्ति] १३ बैशाख २०७७, काठमाडौं काठमाडौंको चोभारमा निर्माणाधीन सुख्खा बन्दरगाहबाट प्रभावित समुदायका प्रतिनिधिहरूले आज त्यस परियोजनाको वित्तीय दाता विश्व बैंकको स्वतन्त्र उजूरी संयन्त्र इन्सपेक्सन प्यानलमा उजुरी गरे। मुख्य गरी आदिवासी नेवार रहेको … More चोभारस्थित सुक्खा बन्दरगाह प्रभावित समुदायद्वारा परियोजना बिरूद्ध विश्व बैंकमा उजुरी

Chobhar dry port affected communities file complaint with the World Bank against the construction of the project

Chobhar dry port affected communities file complaint with the World Bank against the construction of the project Complainants call for immediate halt to budget disbursement and alternative plan for the dry port [Public Release] 25 April 2020, Kathmandu Representatives of communities affected by the dry port under construction at Chobhar in south of Kathmandu today … More Chobhar dry port affected communities file complaint with the World Bank against the construction of the project

UNESCO, ILO and UN Nepal office called to take actions against displacement of Newars in Khokana and Bungamati due to Fast Track highway and other projects

Save Nepa Valley movement and Nepal Sanskritik Punarjagaran Abhiyan have called for urgent attention of UNESCO, ILO and UN country offices in Nepal to the serious threats of displacement of indigenous Newar communities, violations of their land and resource rights, destruction of cultural heritage and other impacts on them in the historical settlements of Khokana … More UNESCO, ILO and UN Nepal office called to take actions against displacement of Newars in Khokana and Bungamati due to Fast Track highway and other projects