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Article on Nepali Ambassador to the US

Ambassador Kedar ShresthaNepal Confronts Growing Insurgency Nepalese Ambassador Kedar Shrestha has a message for the internationalcommunity: “You will have to bear with us.” by Craig Mauro, in Washington Diplomat magazine, May 2005 When King Gyanendra dismissed the government, suspended fundamentalrights and declared a state of emergency on Feb. 1 to

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Delegation of Nepali-Americans to DC

A seven-member delegation led by Mr. Suman Timsina visited the Capitol Hill to follow-up and brief the Senators and Congressmen on the current situation in Nepal and to discuss strategies and ways to lead Nepal out of the crisis. (details)

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UN Warns of Internally Displaced

22 April 2004 Humanitarian and human rights action was desperately needed in Nepal to prevent further deterioration of an internally displaced persons (IDPs) situation that was in a “pre-crisis stage”, the Special Adviser of the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator on Internal Displacement told correspondents at Headquarters today.

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New Leahy Resolution in US Senate

In April 18th U.S. Senate discussion of a Supplemental Appropriations Bill, a resolution about Nepal’s political detainees proposed by U.S. Senator Leahy was agreed to.

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U.N. Warns of Nepal Refugee Crisis

UPI, April 18, 2005 KATMANDU, Nepal — A senior U.N. official investigating internal refugees in Nepal has called for preventative action to avoid a humanitarian crisis in the country. Dennis McNamara, advisor to the United Nations’ chief of humanitarian affairs, specializes in internally displaced people who have been driven from

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A Perspective from the North American Diaspora

A CALL FOR A DEMOCRATIC MIDDLE GROUND: “The North American Nepali diaspora played a symbolic yet sincere role in the successful restoration of democracy in Nepal in 1990,” writes a group of U.S.-based Nepalis. Now the call of our time, they say, is to work towards the middle ground. This

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Websites on Nepal’s Crisis

In addition to insn.org and nepaldemocracy.net, here are a couple of good sites on the current situation: Liberal Democracy Nepal — This site is dedicated to disseminating and discussing the full range of issues and ideas germane to the ideal of creating liberal democracy in Nepal. Created mostly by Nepali

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