Nepal: Crisis Alert Action: Human Rights Defenders. Case sheet - Krishna Pahadi: Prisoner of Conscience
Amnesty International considers Krishna Pahadi to be a Prisoner of Conscience, as he has been detained purely for his peaceful and legitimate activities in defense of human rights. AI is calling for his immediate and unconditional release. This document also provides background information as violations against human rights defenders are ongoing. In the current context, human rights organizations, journalists, lawyers, trade union activists and others are finding it difficult, if not impossible, to operate freely.