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Amnesty presents Youth Interaction Program on “Enforced Disappearances”


17th Sept, Kathmandu, A youth interaction program was organized by Amnesty International Nepal at Kings College Conference Hall, Babarmahal, Kathmandu .The two-hour long awareness program addressed the issue of enforced disappearances in Nepal advocating the violation of human rights. “International Day of Disappeared” is commemorated internationally throughout the world to acquaint the issue of such critical crimes. 54 participants from different institutions and colleges took part in the interaction enthusiastically. Program Co-ordinator Apekshya Niraoula initiated the program with heart-throbbing documantaries showing the apathy of disappearances in massacre that took place some years back in Nepal. Around 17000 people were disappeared and prosecuted in the violent movement and Amnesty tried to aware the youth about agonizing history .
Kamal Pathak, acting director of Advocacy Forum Nepal gave presentation on “Traditional Justice In Nepal” acquainting the youths toward the social crimes on disappearances of people ending upto murders, smuggling and other crimes. The focus was to help impunity arise in Nepal and eradicate the problem globally. Rabindra Gautam, program co-ordinator gave another presentation on “Enforced Disappearances” addressing the problems of disappearances throughout the world tantalisning the issue of Argentina in 1953 and Maoist Nepal in 2002. In the end, question/answers round gave youths a platform to remove their misconceptions with further detailing about youths importance on impunity.
“Human rights are our previleges , lets promote it and eradicate the crime o disappearances globally!” ,Amnesty family concludes.


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