Nepal Human Rights Situation [In the aftermath of HoR dissolution]

The year 2020 witnessed a number of political and constitutional issues challenging the rule of law and democratic principles in Nepal. The dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) and appointments in different constitutional bodies under an unconstitutional ordinance, bypassing the parliamentary hearing, have created fears that these constitutional and political upheavals could have an impact in the country for a long time.

This situation brief, prepared by Terai Human Rights Defenders Alliance analyses the implications for human rights and security in future as a result of the current political and constitutional developments.