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Open Letter to Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal

First of all, please acknowledge my congratulations for being elected as the 34th Prime Minister of Nepal after ending the seven-month long uncertainty and vacuum for a powerful government. With your election to the executive post, all Nepali citizens have started dreaming of the safe-landing of the ongoing peace process and unveiling new statute on time. At this juncture, I am happy to convey to your government that more than 75,000 of Bhutanese refugees, who have been spending their most precious time in ramshackle huts since 19 years in the eastern region of Nepal to which you also belong to and over 40,000 resettled in various countries […]

Published on Feb 25 2011 // Opinion

UML Khanal says to support democratic struggle

Chairman of CPN-UML, Jhala Nath Khanal, on Wednesday opined that exiled Bhutanese should try to fight for their repatriation and democracy through peaceful means. He also said that Nepali people would always be ready to support such activities. “UML has always been supporting democratic struggle in Bhutan and would remain so in the upcoming days,” […]

Published on Sep 01 2010 // Main News

Dorji asked to lead democratic struggle

President of Druk National Congress (DNC), RK Dorji, who is in Nepal after his extradition case was rejected by Delhi High Court, has been asked to lead the democratic struggle of exiled Bhutanese by Bhutan People’s Party (BPP), Bhutan National Democratic Party (BNDP) and Bhutanese Movement Steering Committee (BMSC).  Top brass of these parties and […]

Published on Aug 26 2010 // Main News

Rizal appeals SAARC leaders

April 16, 2009: Human rights leader Tek Nath Rizal has appealed the SAARC member countries to take up the issue of exiled Bhutanese during the upcoming SAARC summit in Thimphu. Bhutan will host the 16th summit in Thimphu on April 28-29 for the first time since the inception of this regional organization some two and […]

Published on Apr 16 2010 // Main News

Rizal makes his third debut as a writer

November 04 2009: Bhutan is a Buddhist kingdom. Buddhism teaches fraternity, brotherhood, humanity and love. However, for Buddhist rulers of this tiny kingdom, all these features of the Buddhism are for a show. Inhumanity, hatred and cruelty are passion. The third book of human rights activist Tek Nath Rizal ‘Torture Killing Me Softly’ made public […]

Published on Nov 04 2009 // Main News

Madhav Kumar Nepal talks on Bhutanese Issue

The Nepalese PM Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that resettlement is not going to reduce refugees’ feelings towards Bhutan and Bhutanese community. Rather it becomes a platform for the resettled Diasporas to highlight the their stories and sufferings. Next, Mr and Mrs Rizal talk on TCR and its related aspects. Rizal, who is left with […]

Published on Jul 13 2009 // Podcast

Rizal’s sons flew to Canada for resettlement

Four members from the family of human rights leader Tek Nath Rizal have flown to Canada on Monday under resettlement program

Published on Jul 03 2009 // Main News

Nepalese leaders extend support for Bhutanese movement

Kathmandu, April 16, 2009: Releasing From Palace to Prision, a book written by human rights activist Tek Nath Rizal, the former prime minister of Nepal and president of Nepali Congress Girija Prasad Koirala stressed the party’s support towards the Bhutanese democratic struggle. “I have deeper sentiments with the Bhutanese issue”, said Koirala on Thursday in […]

Published on Apr 16 2009 // Main News

Rizal, Gazmere meet Sauerbrey

Kathmandu, October 31: Bhutanese human rights leader Tek Nath Rizal and Ratan Gazmere have separately met with the US Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Ellen Sauerbrey at the US Ambassador to Nepal Nancy Powel’s residence in Kamaladi, Kathmandu Wednesday evening. Sauerbrey arrived Kathmandu on Tuesday evening. Leader Rizal denied speaking on […]

Published on Oct 31 2007 // Main News