Category: Nepal

ASAA books, Nepal, South Asia Studies

Transitional Justice in Nepal: Interests, Victims and Agency

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Transitional Justice in Nepal: Interests, Victims and Agency has recently been published by Routledge as part of the Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series. In the Maoist heartland in Rolpa I met a female ex-combatant from the People’s Liberation Army (the Maoist rebels’ army). She explained to me that before the conflict […]

India, Nepal

New constitution strains India–Nepal ties

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Nepal promulgates a democratic constitution, India imposes an unofficial blockade. HEMANT OJHA and RAMESH SUNAM look behind the rising tensions between two close neighbours. After six decades of political struggle, Nepal promulgated a new democratic constitution in September that also marked the end of a decade-long Maoist war. Neighbouring India, however, did not welcome Nepal’s […]