With youth activist Sarita Bartaula from Nepal hosting the event, participants vowed to continue the struggle for peace and democracy.
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Nepal’s ruling coalition has been pottering with announcing March 2022 elections because two of its members want it postponed.
The Supreme Court has reinstated the House of Representatives for the second time in five months, as a political impasse grows in Nepal.
In the past, the decision to dissolve parliament was met with widespread opposition from Nepalese society and opposition parties.
Nepal, hardly heard of in the news but is one of the world’s struggling democracies. It is currently faced with an on-going political limbo.
The government of Nepal should revise several pieces of draft legislation that threaten to undermine the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch.
A new restrictive law introduced by Nepalese government gives authorities powers to block social media platforms and remove or criminalise defamatory posts.
Nepal moved to federal structure of governance in 2018 and held elections but failed to deliver justice for country’s decade-long conflict that ended 2006.
Nepalis are pinning their hopes on PM Oli and the newly formed government’s ability to deliver prosperity, political stability, and development.
Three weeks after the second phase of Nepal’s parliamentary & provincial elections, the country still doesn’t have