Actions recommended in 738 anti-human rights incidents

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended the government to take actions against perpetrators in 738 incidents of human rights violation since its establishment.

According to the statement issued by NHRC Member Mohana Ansari on Wednesday, the constitutional body since its establishment on 26 May 2000, has recommended to take actions against those found guilty in 738 anti-human rights cases within the fiscal year 2015-16.

However, the NHRC has recommended actions only in 78 cases specifying the names of perpetrators out of total 738 incidents filed.

Likewise, the human rights watchdog body has recommended the government to identify the perpetrators and take actions in 263 incidents while it is in 51 cases, the government was recommended to slap action against the guilty as per the existing laws, the statement reads.

The NHRC has recommended actions in 35 criminal cases while the number of recommendations for investigation into such violation cases is 27.

Likewise, the number of recommendation for necessary action is 32.

The statement further noted that the number of recommendation for compensation for the aforementioned cases is 512.