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Campaign for the Restoration of Democracy in Nepal

205 Signatures Goal: 250

His Majesty\'s Government of Nepal Palace Secretariat Narayanhiti Royal Palace Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal We, the signatories of this petition, are writing to protest His Majesty King Gyanendra\'s February 1, 2005 declaration of emergency suspending the Nepali people\'s right to free speech, freedom of movement and peaceful assembly, and protections afforded by the constitution against arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of individuals. While we understand Nepal is going through a difficult situation, we strongly believe that the step the king has taken not only undermines the democratic norms and institutions of the country, it also makes the task of finding a solution to the insurgency all the more intractable. Instead of dismissing Prime Minister Deuba led government, the king could have used his considerable influence to bring parliamentary political parties together. The argument that one has to destroy democracy in order to protect democracy does not sound credible in this context. The king

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We are a group of academics, professionals, and ordinary citizens of Nepalese origin currently living in the U. S.

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Here are some sites of general interest, with no direct link to the petition. www.nepalresearch.com www.nepaldemocracy.net www.samudaya.org

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Signatures

  • 5 years ago
    zvlnee Latvia
    5 years ago
  • 5 years ago
    qxrkezzu Latvia
    5 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Manjil Devkota United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Maria Silva Portugal
    8 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Sacha Kagan Germany
    9 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Dil Chitaure United States
    9 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Lisa Gaedecke United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Mohan Kumar Giri India
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    om prakash yadav Saudi Arabia
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    SUDARSHAN SIMKHADA Belgium
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Rich Settergren United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Yubraj Acharya United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Ashish Dahal United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Santosh Neupane Nepal
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Bishnu Pokharel United Kingdom
    10 years ago
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