HURON moves SC
Kathmandu, February 13:
The Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON) on Monday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court seeking release of eight human rights activists including its chairman Charan Prasai.
The court’s hearing on habeas corpus petition is to be held on Tuesday, said a HURON statement. Nepal Bar Association president Shambhu Thapa, NBA vice-president Sher Bahadur KC and other lawyers will plead the case on behalf or the HURON.
Other human rights defenders include Dr Gopal Krishna Sivakoti Chintan, Mukunda Rizal, Narayan Kandel, Bijul Kumar Bishwakarma, Suresh Kumar Bhatta, Basu Devkota and Til Bikram Samjung.