Archive ref no: NCA-18740
Document - Nepal: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment Bijay Raj Acharya (m), Publisher
PUBLIC AI Index: ASA 31/031/2002
10 April 2002
Further information on UA 34/02 (ASA 31/013/2002, 4 February 2002) - Fear of torture or ill-treatment
NEPAL Bijay Raj Acharya (m), publisher
Amnesty International has been informed that Bijay Raj Acharya was released on 19 March.
Bijay Raj Acharya, who runs a publishing house called Srijanashil Prakasahan (Creative Publications) was arrested on 9 January and held in police custody at Singha Durbar and Hanuman Dhoka police stations, and Balaju army barracks in Kathmandu, before he was transferred to jail.
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