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

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

The Struggle to Save Khokana and Bungmati

Translated from the original report by Sapana Maharjan published in the Annapurna Post at the link http://annapurnapost.com/news/147833  12 Feb 2020 Kathmandu: “We don’t need Outer Ring Road in Bunga and Khona. Protect agricultural lands, Stop importing food grains. Protect cultural heritage.” – such were the slogans of Khokana and Bungamati locals, who gheraoed Maitighar Mandala … More The Struggle to Save Khokana and Bungmati

खोकना–बुङमती बचाउन संघर्ष

खोकना बुङमती बचाऊ अभियानमा माइतीघर मण्डल घेर्न पुगेका स्थानीय। तस्बिर : दिपेन श्रेष्ठ सपना महर्जन समाज २९ माघ २०७६ ०७:३९:००   काठमाडौं : ‘बोङा खोनामा वाह्य चक्रपथ चाहिँदैन। कृषि भूमि संरक्षण गर, खाद्यान्न आयात बन्द गर। सांस्कृतिक सम्पदा संरक्षण गर,’ पारम्परिक वेशभूषा र झाँकीसहित यस्तै नारा लगाउँदै मंगलबार खोकना र बुङमतीका स्थानीय माइतीघर मण्डला घेर्न पुगे। … More खोकना–बुङमती बचाउन संघर्ष

Khokana Newars file complaint to NHRC over human rights violations in land acquisition for Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Highway

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

काठमाडौँ तराई द्रुतमार्गको जग्गा अधिग्रहणमा खोकनामा मानव अधिकार उल्लंघन भएको भन्दै राष्ट्रिय मानवअधिकार आयोगमा उजुरी

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