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US to Decide on Military Aid this Month

U.S. ambassador to Nepal James Moriarty told a public forum in Washington recently that the United States would decide by the end of May on further military assistance to Nepal, which is fighting a bloody communist insurgency. Agence France Presse article.

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Death Squad Warning

On a tour of the U.S., Coordinator of the Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) Dinesh Prasain offers a warning for what may happen in Nepal. Click for details. For more on the Advocacy Project, click here.

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RALLY FOR PEACE AND DEMOCRACY in DC

Rally on May 15 in Washington D.C. for the restoration of democracy, human rights, civil liberties and peace in Nepal. The rally begins at noon at Lafayette Park in front of the White House. Let’s make the voices of democracy-loving Nepalis and supporters heard in the White House! For more

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Emergency Lifted, Turmoil Continues

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s king has taken a step toward easing international pressure by lifting a three-month-old state of emergency, but the turmoil at home shows no signs of abating. (full article)

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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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