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Nepal: Ensure Justice for Caste-Based Killings

Click to expand Image Nepalese activists of the Dalit community, also known as the untouchables, shout slogans during a protest near the Nepalese Constituent Assembly Hall in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. © 2015 AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha (New York) – Two recent incidents in which six people were killed show the Nepali government has systematically failed to confront entrenched caste – or descent – based discrimination against Dalits, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should ensure prompt and rigorous investigations by the police, free from political interference.…

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