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Conflict victims and rights activists have organized a rally in Kathmandu to observe the 17thInternational Justice Day. The participants of the rally demanded guarantee of justice in the new constitution.


Addressing the corner meet held after the rally, Chairperson of Conflict Victims Common Platform (CVCP) Suman Adhikari said that the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappearance and Truth and Reconciliation Commission which were formed disregarding demands of conflict victims could not deliver justice. He stressed that the issues of conflict victims should be addressed in the constitution.

Former National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member and Founding Chairperson of INSEC Sushil Pyakure, rights activist Charan Prasain, Kanak Mani Dixit, advocates Sapana Pradhan Malla, Govinda Bandi, representatives of human rights organizations and conflict victims participated in the program.

July 17 is observed as International Justice Day every year to mark the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Chief of Human Rights Campaign and Advocacy Program of INSEC Samjha Shrestha said that INSEC has been demanding the government to ratify the Rome Statute.

123 countries are State Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Maldives are the countries in South Asia which have ratified this treaty.

Ramesh Prasad Timalsina

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NCICC : : Nepal Campaign on the International Criminal Court