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Dhakal v Nepal

Geographic relevance: Nepal

Language: Inglés

Data type: Legal citations

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In Nepal, following a successful case brought by victims’ families, the Supreme Court ordered the government to change its policy of refusing to investigate past practices of enforced disappearances and provide remedies to victims. It also ordered the government to establish a truth commission to investigate instances of enforced disappearance. This created legal reform which benefitted society as a whole, not just the families who brought the case.

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