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Concerns over human rights activists in Nepal
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Saturday, 28 December 2002
Amnesty International has expressed grave concern that families of human rights victims named in its recent report, Nepal: a deepening human rights crisis, published on Dec. 19, are subjected to threats to their lives and other reprisals. The organization is closely monitoring the situation of the individuals named in the report, including family members of the victims. "The Nepalese authorities should assume full responsibility to ensure the protection and safety of victims and witnesses in all cases of alleged human rights violations," Amnesty International said. Check the report in question
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