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When A Family’s Future Is On the Line

Sally Acharya, in the Washington Post There’s been a bomb blast in my family’s village. My husband gets the phone call, and I try to fit this latest news into my image of the thatch-roofed hamlet in Nepal where I danced with my mother-in-law during a Hindu women’s festival seven

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US Keeps Military Aid on Hold

Kathmandu, May 11 : The US will continue its suspension of aid to Nepal’s army till political detainees are released and civil liberties restored, senior American official Christina Rocca said at the end of her visit Wednesday. (details)

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Wash Post Story on Upcoming DC Protest

By Nora Boustany, (Washington, May 11, 2005) — Nepalese from across the United States will gather at LaFayette Square at noon Sunday to protest their monarch’s revocation of democracy, press freedom and human rights. The gathering comes as many foreign governments are losing patience with King Gyanendra and his harsh

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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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