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Nepal urged to register ex-political prisoners

Adelaide, Jan 4: Bhutanese Australian community living in South Australia have appealed the Government of Nepal for taking steps in registering people who were...

Dead or still alive?

The letter has asked Khadka and the exiled community to raise concern over the deteriorating health of 61-year-old N.L. Katwal, a senior leader of the Bhutan Gorkha National Liberation Front. According to the letter dated November 12, Katwal was reportedly undergoing fast-unto-death since October 17. The family source claimed he has been demanding unconditional release of all political prisoners. "He has been fasting-to-death since 27 days. We are worried about his deteriorating health. He has lost almost 10 kilogram of the body weight," reads the prison letter, which Khadka received this week through one of the ICRC visitors. The letter also claims that the government was silent towards the protest inside the jail. Interestingly, the UN agencies in the capital city and media operating within the country have all remained mum over this issue [...]

Families plead for unconditional release of exiled youths from Bhutan jails

Families of different 12 exiled youths arrested and detailed by the Bhutanese authority charging them with various accusations have appealed for their unconditional release...
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