Nepal: Amend Transitional Justice Bill, New Draft Falls Short of Promised Reforms to Protect Victims’ Rights

The Nepali government’s bill to amend its current transitional justice law marks some progress toward accountability but will not fully provide justice to victims or meet Nepal’s obligations under international law in its current form, said Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, and TRIAL International. Nepal’s government and parliament should amend the bill to align with international legal standards.

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