22 July 2017 Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities have expressed concerns on the formation of local consultation forum as operational-level grievance mechanism for the project for lack of adequate mandate and effective representation of the communities. They have also planned further advocacy actions against the project, including litigations and complaints.
Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities’ bodies organized a series of three awareness raising seminars on communities’ rights and resettlement in relation to Tanahu Hydropower Project was organized today in Bhimad municipality and Myagde and Risingh villages from 11-13 June 2017. The seminars were organized in coordination with Community Empowerment and Social Justice Foundation (CEmSoJ) together … More Awareness raising seminars organized on communities’ rights and resettlement in relation to Tanahu Hydropower Project
बुधवार ११ फाल्गुन, तनहुँ तनँहू जलविद्युत परियोजनाको मुआब्जा तथा क्षतिपूर्ति निर्धारण समितिको विरोधमा परियोजना प्रभावितहरूले “जग्गाको सट्टा जग्गा दे, घरको सट्टा घर दे विभेदकारी मुआब्जा तथा क्षतिपूर्ति निर्देशिका बदर गर, पुर्नवास तथा आदिवासी जनजाति निति लागू गर, ए. डि. बि सुरक्षण निति पालना गर, अर्थपूर्ण परामर्श गर” लगायतको नारा उल्लेखित प्ले कार्ड सहित ३००-३५० जना … More तनँहू जलविद्युत परियोजना प्रभावितद्वारा विरोध प्रदर्शन | Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities stage protests
*Please note this is an unofficial translation To editors of all media agencies 10 February 2017 Press release The reports in local newspapers published on 10 February 2017 that Tanahu Hydropower Project have taken forward the process of distribution of compensation to the residents of reservoir area have drawn serious attention of the concerned people … More ADB co-financed Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities reject compensation
18 December 2016 Kathmandu Affected communities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded Tanahu Hydropower Project today submitted a 26-point memorandum to Nepal’s Energy Minister Janardan Sharma informing on their concerns with the Project impacts and setting forth their demands. In the memorandum, the Tanahu Hydropower Directly Affected Area Concerned Committee and Directly Concerned Inundation … More Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities submit 26-point memorandum to Energy Minister
A three-day Training and Consultation on Engagement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Nepal was held in Tanahu, western Nepal from 7-9 November.
26 September 2016, Lalitpur Newars of Khokana area today filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission demanding redress for violations of their property, land and cultural rights in course of land acquisition process for Kathmandu-Tarai/Madhes Fast Track Highway. Land acquisition notice for the Fast Track Highway, a national pride project, was published in March. … More Khokana Newars file complaint to NHRC over human rights violations in land acquisition for Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Highway
ललितपुर, ६ आश्विन २०७३ काठमाडौँ तराई (मधेस) द्रुतमार्ग परियोजनाको जग्गा अधिग्रहण प्रक्रियामा खोकनावासीका सम्पत्ति, जमिन तथा संस्कृतिलगायतका अधिकार हनन भएको भन्दै स्थानीय प्रतिनिधिहरुले राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोगमा उजुरी गरेका छन् । राष्ट्रिय गौरवको परियोजना भनिएको दु्रतमार्गको लागि खोकना क्षेत्रमा जग्गा अधिग्रहणको सूचना गत चैतमा प्रकाशित गरिएको थियो । लगत्तै राजनीतिक दलका स्थानीय नेतासहित स्थानीय प्रतिनिधिहरुले प्रभावित … More काठमाडौँ तराई द्रुतमार्गको जग्गा अधिग्रहणमा खोकनामा मानव अधिकार उल्लंघन भएको भन्दै राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोगमा उजुरी
Nepal’s indigenous rights activists and educationists have urged the UN to take actions for implementation of the right to multilingual education in a letter of memorandum submitted to the UN country office on Tuesday for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
US-based NGO Cultural Survival, together with CEmSoJ and other organizations, today submitted a shadow report on violations of indigenous children’s rights for the review of Nepal under the 72nd session of Committee on the Rights of the Child. The review of Nepal is scheduled for 19-20 May, 2016. The report details continuing violations of rights of … More Shadow report on violations of indigenous children’s rights in Nepal submitted to the UN