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Nepal police arrests three men for quarantine rape

KATHMANDU: Police in Nepal arrested three men on suspicion of gang raping a woman quarantined alone in an empty school, a case that has added to public anger over unsafe conditions for thousands of migrant workers forced into confinement over the coronavirus. Nepal requires those arriving from abroad to spend ...

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Nepal government tightens screws on social media

KATHMANDU: The government has proposed a new law seeking to impose a fine of Rs 1.5 million and five years in prison for those writing improper things on social networking sites. The bill related to managing information technology has a provision that no one should be duped, dominated, discouraged, discriminated, ...

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Nepal ban on women migrants violates rights: UN

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s restrictions on woman migrating for work are discriminatory and inconsistent with international law, a United Nations rights official said Monday during a visit to the country. Nepal last year introduced a ban on women working as domestic helpers in the Gulf, one of various laws passed over the ...

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