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Time to Institutionalise Funding of Political Parties

If election funds are collected from corporates and high net worth individuals through a cess which is put in a common pool and administered by the Election Commission, direct deal making between political parties and big business houses can be minimised. This, by itself, would be a major reform.

South Asia Briefing: Complaint Registrations on Enforced Disappearance Begin, Afghanistan Rejects US Report on Rights Violations

A round-up of the most important stories from the South Asian region NEPAL: CIEDP begins complaint registrations On the first day of the opening of complaint registration, Nepal’s Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) received 15 complaints. The Kathmandu Post report questions whether there was adequate […]