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UK arrest highlights Nepal’s failure to address torture

Headline Title:  UK arrest highlights Nepal’s failure to address torture 04 January 2013 The arrest in the UK of a Nepali man on allegations of torture is a welcome indication of the UK’s readiness to comply with its international obligations in combating torture. It could also be an important step for victims failed by the Nepali justice system Amnesty International said.UK police on 3 January 2012 arrested a 46-year man, reportedly a high-ranking army official,   on suspicion of torture of detainees in 2005, during Nepal’s civil war.“This arrest may prove to be a welcome…

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