OHCHR’s note to Maoists

Kathmandu, September 11 :

The OHCHR-Nepal today handed over a document to the Maoists expressing its concerns over human rights abuses by the Maoists since its ceasefire on April 26.

OHCHR-Nepal welcomed the directives by CPN-Maoist to its cadres to halt beatings, abductions and killings, and forced donations,” a statement by the OHCHR stated.

“By fulfilling the commitments of its leadership to respect human rights, cadres of the CPN-Maoist can both make an immediate improvement in the human rights situation and make an important contribution to building the climate of trust required for peace process,” said David Johnson, Officer-in-Charge of OHCHR-Nepal.