Coalition agrees to amend transitional justice laws

Coalition agrees to amend transitional justice laws

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File photo of the ruling coalition meeting.

July 8, Kathmandu. The ruling coalition has agreed to amend the law on transitional justice to complete the rest of the peace process. The peace process was discussed at a meeting of the ruling coalition held in Baluwatar on Wednesday.

Government Spokesperson and Minister for Communications Gyanendra Bahadur Karki said that the discussions were focused on bringing the peace process to a conclusion as soon as possible. According to him, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Govinda Bandi had submitted a review report on the work done so far in the peace process.

The law minister briefed online news that he had been briefed on the progress made so far and agreed to amend the law on transitional justice soon. “I have been briefed on what has happened so far,” he said. “We have agreed to amend the law as soon as possible.”

He added, “One consultation remains. After that, it has been agreed to move forward in the direction of amending the law.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Commission for the Investigation of Disappeared Persons have been unable to function due to lack of law.

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