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Click to expand Image Nepalese activists of the Dalit community, also known as the untouchables, shout slogans during a protest near the Nepalese Constituent Assembly Hall in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. (New York) – Two recent incidents in which six people were killed show the Nepali government has systematically failed to confront entrenched caste – or descent – based discrimination against Dalits, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should ensure prompt and rigorous investigations by the police, free from political interference. On May 23, 2020, the body of a 12-year-old Dalit girl, Angira Pasi , was found hanging from a tree, a day after community leaders in Ru... Full story

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