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Nepal’s Statute of Limitations Denies Rape Survivors Justice

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image People chant slogans and display placards during a protest in Kathmandu, Nepal, against rape cases and domestic violence. May 21, 2022. © 2022 Abhishek Maharjan/Sipa via AP Images Hundreds of protestors have gathered outside the prime minister’s office and elsewhere around the country demanding reform after the latest horrifying allegations of rape in Nepal. In a series of devastating social media posts last week, a 24-year-old woman said that when she was 16, she had been drugged, raped, filmed, and then blackmailed by the organizer of a beauty pageant. Other women…

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