Prachanda says Govt will give justice to conflict victimsFebruary 25th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said the government is committed to extend justice to victims of the decade long conflict.
Inaugurating the First South Asian Conference on International Humanitarian Law organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) here on Tuesday, Prachanda said the government is making deliberate efforts to form the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and investigate human rights violations and disappearances during the conflict.
The management of conflict victims and the displaced is a big challenge. The government will extend all possible justice to them, Kantipur quoted him as saying.
The government has recently introduced ordinances to implement the commitments to investigate human rights violations as mentioned in the Comprehensive Peace Accord and the Interim Constitution, he added
Prachanda also reaffirmed commitment to fulfill all obligations under International Humanitarian Law.
The conference will end on February 27. (ANI)
- Geneva vote 'strong message for justice' - Mar 22, 2012
- US hires private firms for 'dirty work': Russian diplomat - Aug 29, 2012
- No progress on justice in Sri Lanka: Human Rights Watch - Jan 23, 2012
- Sri Lanka trying to deflect probe into war crimes: rights group - May 08, 2010
- Not a single war crime punished in Nepal, rues UN - Apr 19, 2011
- Rights groups cry foul as Nepal denies torture at UN - Jan 26, 2011
- Menon, Rao heading to Colombo for weekend talks - Jun 09, 2011
- Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty - Sep 06, 2012
- Pak Govt bars ICRC from monitoring plight of detainees in KP, FATA jails - Mar 14, 2011
- India blamed for rights abuses in Sri Lanka - Jul 27, 2011
- Five years after war, hundreds still missing in Nepal - Aug 30, 2011
- Punish the war guilty, US tells Sri Lanka - Sep 14, 2012
- Human Rights Watch slams Sri Lanka report - Dec 18, 2011
- Attacks on civilians in Misrata may be war crimes, says UN - Apr 21, 2011
- India welcomes Colombo's decision to lift emergency, backs probe - Aug 26, 2011
Tags: asian conference, commitments, conflict victims, cross icrc, decade, deliberate efforts, disappearances, human rights violations, interim constitution, international committee, international humanitarian law, management of conflict, nepal, peace accord, prachanda, prime minister, truth and reconciliation, truth and reconciliation commission