National Human Rights Commission, Lalitpur. (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to respect the human rights of citizens to protest peacefully.
Issuing a press release on Thursday, NHRC Spokesperson, Dr Tikaram Bhattarai asked the government and the bodies concerned not to use force in demonstration and to adopt tolerance while maintaining peace and security.
The statement reads, “The NHRC requests the political parties and their sister organisations and general people launching the protest to make their demonstration peaceful, not to damage property and physical infrastructures and to maintain patience in course of demonstration.”