NepalRight abuse menace continues in Nepal
By Zee News
Kathmandu, Nov 07: There has been an increase in incidents of human rights abuse in Nepal with 115 people being killed in the country during last nine months despite a peace treaty between the Maoists and the government.
National Human Rights Commission of Nepal has said in a report made public yesterday that there has been an increase in the incidents of rights abuses by both sides (Maoists and the government) during the interim government's rule.
Despite the Maoists locking up their arms under the United Nations' monitoring, they have killed nine persons, Madhesi Peoples' Rights Forum has killed 30 people, Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha-Jwala Singh group has slained 11 persons and JTMM-GOIT group killed nine, Kedar Nathupadhya, chairman of National Human Rights Commission said.
While the lesser-known cobra group killed one person, the security personnel killed 10 persons. The cause of death of 19 people is not known yet.
Fourteen people were killed during the ethnic riot in Kapilvastu in western Nepal while bombs planted by unidentified groups in different places have killed 15 people.
The police has recently detained 15 people for instigating violence in Kapilvastu, where hundreds of houses and vehicles were set ablaze by agitators.
The NHRC has urged the Maoists to stop abductions, torture and killing of the people. It also asked the Maoists to return the seized property and help in rehabilitation of the displaced people.