While the world is experiencing riots against racism, Nepal is fighting its own battle against the worst case of human rights infringement brought forth due to casteism. The gruesome murder of so-called ‘lower caste’ youths has resulted in demonstrations in the streets of Kathmandu where people are demanding justice to the victims and their families.
But, this piece is not about that unfortunate incident but rather another case of infringement of human rights that is very slowly coming to light.
Today, the world including all Nepalese has come across the slogan ‘all lives matter’, yet somehow it seems that ‘all lives’ does not include that of daily wage earners and poorer population, who have been living hand to mouth. Continue Reading