AFAD wins Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award
Ms.Mary Aileen Bacalso, the secretary general of AFAD said the winning of the award will amplify their efforts and gains here in Asia especially coming from Taiwan which had a common experience of forced disappearances by the government before the lifting of the martial law in July 1987.
A mere 24 months after their launch, the transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms of Nepal face closing down. TRIAL International, REDRESS, HimRights, Advocacy Forum and JuRI-Nepal urge the Government of Nepal to extend their mandate and provide them with sufficient resources. The process must be accompanied by legislative changes and guarantees against political interference.