Nepal: Death threats/fear for safety

Nepal: Death threats/fear for safety

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Index Number: ASA 31/003/2007
Date Published: 15 June 2007
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, Nepal

There are fears for the lives of human rights defenders working at the Women's Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) in Bastipur Village Development Committee, Siraha district, including Rita Mahato (f) and Dev Kumari Mahara (f), which assists victims of violence against women. They have been reportedly been threatened with rape and death if they do not leave the village by 19 June.


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