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Human Rights: Looking for Nepal’s ‘Disappeared’

July 21, 2007

By Mark Dummett
BBC News, Kathmandu

Ram Prasad Acharya disappeared four years ago.

The last time his wife, Ruku, saw him he was being dragged out of their house by soldiers, wrapped in a blanket.

It was 3:45 in the morning and he was not given time to dress.

He is one of 937 Nepalese civilians who the International Committee of the Red Cross has listed as missing; their whereabouts still unknown, a year after the decade-long conflict ended.

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