Nepal Supreme Court rejects amnesty for war crimes

February 27, 2015 5:56 AM

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KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Supreme Court has rejected the possibility of amnesty for perpetrators of serious human rights abuses during a decade-long civil war, in a victory for human rights activists and victims' groups.

For years, Nepal has been grappling with how to bring justice to victims of humans rights abuses committed during the conflict between Maoist rebels and the security forces.

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