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Documentation of the case of violation of rights of the Chepang indigenous peoples by the Chitwan national park authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

This article attempts to document the case of violation of rights of the Chepang Indigenous Peoples by the of Chitwan National Park authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than providing description of the two cases –arson and the killing of Raj Kumar Chepang, –both by the Chitwan National Park authorities, especially, the Nepal Army personnel, the incidents have been analyzed in the context of international standards of human rights that Nepal as a State party has an obligation to meaningfully comply with.

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