44 organisations join hands for the cause of missing

Kathmandu, September 18:

The Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) is going to organise a two-day national concern campaign to draw attention of authorities concerned to make public the status of people who went missing from different parts of the country during the decade-long conflict.

Forty-four organisation from 29 districts of the country, together with 300 volunteers, are teaming up with COCAP to consolidate a system to fight for the rights of the missing people and their families.

The campaign will be launched tomorrow and day after tomorrow by organising various programmes.

By organising the campaign, the organisers expect to press the agencies concerned to make public the whereabouts of the missing people.

It also aims to make people aware of the plight of the families of disappeared and press the government to bring an end to impunity, ratify international law and formulate national law accordingly.

The campaign also aims to press the authorities concerned to form an independent and inclusive high-level commission to make public the whereabouts of missing people.

Programmes like rallies, screening of documentaries and street plays will be organised to make the general people aware of the plight of families of disappeared and ensure justice for them.