KATHMANDU: The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) on Thursday has urged the government to formulate and implement a special regulation to end the state of impunity and ratify the UN declaration regarding security of the human rights activists.
Issuing a press statement the human rights watch has said the growing incidents of crime and impunity and the trend of providing political protection to the rights violators has aggravated the human rights situation in the country.
A yearlong research conducted by the INSEC between January 8 and December 8 2010 in 19 districts of the central regions reveals the fact that at least 97 human rights activists of the society (17 from government and 80 from non government organisations) have been victims of crime and impunity.
According to the report that was made public yesterday, nine human rights activists (seven teachers and two media persons) were murdered with five teachers being killed in Bara district alone. 44 journalists, one lawyer and 20 teachers among others received death threats, thrashed and manhandled according to the research.