Politics

Nepal Photo of the Week

NY Times Photos of the Week of 28 April. No 3 of 13 is Sachina Prajapati, 11, doing her homework in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Residents are still living in temporary shelters two years after the devastating 2015 earthquake that killed 9,000 people and destroyed more than 700,000 homes. To view photo and read

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Nepal Chief Justice Sushila Karki Suspended

Nepal’s first female chief justice has been suspended after an impeachment motion filed against her was signed by members of parliament. Click on Link below to read more. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/05/nepal-chief-justice-sushila-karki-suspended-170501124314347.html

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Support for Peace Corps Nepal

1) We are still accepting items for silent auction to be held at the Embassy event on Saturday the 24th.  Please contact Lucy if you have anything to donate: lucysotar@gmail.com. 2) Really important – we are on the cusp of getting the final approval for PC to back to Nepal.

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IRC Report on Nepal

INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP – NEW REPORT Nepal: Peace and Justice Kathmandu/Brussels, 14 January 2010: Nepal’s peace process is undermined by the failure to address the systematic crimes committed during the country’s conflict. Nepal: Peace and Justice*, the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines the impact of the abuses

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Senator Leahy Statement on Nepal

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Deteriorating Situation In Nepal Senate Floor December 23, 2009 Mr. LEAHY.   Mr. President, over the years, both during and since the end of the monarchy in Nepal, I have urged the Nepal Army to respect human rights and cooperate with civilian judicial authorities

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Write President By March 6 to Increase PC Budget

You may have already heard that the Continuing Resolution for 2009 budgets just $340 million for the Peace Corps- just a $9 million increase over the 2008 budget. This increase will result in hundreds of fewer spots in the Peace Corps due to costly new security procedures worldwide.  I am

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