Negotiating Peace in Nepal: Implications for Justice

ICTJ, IfP, Warisha Farasat and Priscilla Hayner
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In April 2008 historic elections to Nepal’s Constituent Assembly led to a political watershed: former Maoist guerrillas surprised everyone by coming out ahead, suggesting that a new era had come to Nepal. In its first sitting, the Constituent Assembly declared Nepal a republic and brought an end to the 250-year-old monarchy.