HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU; Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) central regional office today said the country in the year 2010 recorded some 2,587 cases of human rights violation that victimised 4250 people.
The report showed that some 1,124 persons were victimised in 762 different cases of killing, torture, abduction, beatings, threats, inhuman behaviour in the central development region in 2010.
Made public today, the ‘Human Rights Year Book 2011’ said the state was involved in 218 human rights violation cases, while UCPN-Maoist was behind 280 of the 2,080 cases in which the non-state sector was involved. According to the report, 630 people were victimised by the state and 639 people by the Maoist party. Other sectors victimised 2,981 people.
In the women’s rights violations category, 168 women were victimised, with 166 in domestic violence, leading to the death of 28 women. The report also showed that 101 children were victimised, with 66 raped.
The report showed that Dhanusha district recorded the most number of human rights violation cases, as the rights of 129 people were violated there, while Rasuwa district saw the least number of cases.
The country recorded 182 cases of killing in which 190 people lost lives, out of which 23 were killed by the state, one by the Maoists and 166 people by non-state actors, mentioned the year book. Among the killed, 64 were women.