Archive ref no: NCA-20047
Monitoring by Commission Members with Officer to leaders of Political Parties, 19 January 2006
A team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) including Commissioner Sudip Pathak and officers of the Commission met with leaders of different political parties at their respective residences today at 0730hrs and gathered information on the human rights situation.
In this connection, the team met with former Prime Minister and Chairman of Nepali Congress Girija Prasad Koirala, General Secretary of the CPN (UML) Madhav Kumar Nepal, Chairman of the National Democratic Party Pashupati Samsher J.B. Rana and Chairman of the National Janashakti Party Surya Bahadur Thapa and enquired about the party leaders condition and the status of their party cadres that have been detained.
In the same context, four different teams of the Commission have been monitoring the human rights situation since early morning by visiting the party offices of the various political parties and places where political party cadres have been detained and have been gathering information about the condition of the detainees and the detention centers.
The Commission is preparing a list of persons arrested so far.