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Nepal: Transitional Justice Proving Elusive

Expand Protesters call for justice for atrocities committed during Nepal’s civil war at a sit-in in Kathmandu, June 6, 2011. © 2011 Reuters (New York) – The one-year extensions of Nepal’s two transitional justice mechanisms without necessary legal and institutional reforms ordered by the Supreme Court and the United Nations are insufficient to comply with international standards, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists, and Human Rights Watch said today. The three organizations warned that the mere extension of the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)…

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