Human rights situation of student groups and opposition political parties since 1990 (Update to Response to Information Request NPL3010 of 28 November 1989) [NPL24215.E]

The attached reports provide information on the treatment of students and student groups and opposition political parties by the Nepali government since 1990. Amnesty International Report (1991-95) and Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (1990-95), which are available in Regional Documentation Centres, provide additional information on the above-mentioned subject.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Amnesty International. October 1993. Nepal: Reports of Possible Extrajudicial Executions, Arbitrary Arrests and Torture Between 25 June and 20 July 1993. (AI Index: ASA 31/08/93). London: Amnesty International.

. 30 September 1993. Urgent Action: Nepal Unacknowledged Detention/Fear of "Disappearance." (AI Index: ASA 31/10/93). London: Amnesty International.