Sunday, September 23, 2007

Serious rights violations in riot affected areas: NBA

Nepal Bar Association (NBA) Sunday stated that the human rights were seriously violated during the riots in Kapilvastu and Rupandehi districts.
The NBA has sent a team headed by its Vice-chairman Mukunda Sharma Poudel to the riot affected area to investigate the losses.
Stating that the NBA was saddened by the incidence, it has urged the government to provide relief to the victims, treatment to the injured and action against those involved in the violent incidents.
Holding a meeting Friday, the NBA had also decided to hold a nationwide rally on October 4 to push for the Constituent Assembly elections and to protest deteriorating security situation in the country.
On the same day, the NBA also plans to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and the Chief District Officers or other the head of the local bodies across the country.

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