Current Issues in Nepal
The People's War
- Maoist Insurgency in Nepal - Since 1996, a People's War was announced
by a group called themselves the Communist Party of Nepal - Maoist. As
this insurgency grows, Nepal's new found democracy is in danger. Learn
about the history and the latest developments. NEW TRAVEL UPDATE for the
State of Emergency in Nepal 3-16-02
Bhutanese Refugee Crisis
- Over 96,000 Bhutanese refugees are languishing in camps
in Eastern Nepal after being forcibly evicted at the point of a gun.
Read more about this little known crisis. Link to People to Meet for
first hand refugee accounts.
- My own first-hand account of the days after the tragic massacre of
Nepal's first family with photos.
Politics and Govern
ance - What does democracy mean to Nepal
return to Nepal Focus