There are tens of millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. Such people, also termed as ‘persons-of-concern’, include refugees, internally displaced people, returnees, stateless persons and others of concern. By the end of 2017, the population of ‘persons-of-concern’ were some 71.4 million around the world, […]
Originally published by The Korea Herald, click HERE to acccess the same. While the people of Gwangju and South Korea were commemorating the 38th anniversary of the Gwangju Uprising, human rights activists and the activists of democratic movements in different countries of Asia gathered at the city of Gwangju to discuss the pertinent issues of human […]
The Gwangju Asia Forum 2018 will take place in Gwangju, South Korea on May 16-18. The slogan for this year’s forum is ‘Time to Implement’.
Torture is an inhuman treatment that destroys dignity of its victims. The use of torture has been condemned in every democratic society. But there is a perception in Nepal that torture received by someone accused of crime is acceptable. This mindset has hindered efforts to end torture. Though Nepal now has a federal democratic system […]
The threats on the universally accepted values cannot be justified again with the rhetoric built upon by populist leaders in the post truth era.
Madhesis do not want provisions that might compromise their relations with people across the border The debate over the citizenship has once again flared up in Nepal as the government is set to register an amendment proposal in Parliament to modify the constitution for the second time. One of the key issues for the amendment […]