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Conflict victims and human rights activists cry foul over Agni Sapkota for Speaker

Sapkota, who faces a murder charge for an insurgency-era killing, has been proposed for House Speaker by the ruling party. Conflict victims and human rights activists cry foul over Agni Sapkota for Speaker
The decision to propose Agni Sapkota as Speaker comes a day after the ruling and opposition parties reached a deal on appointing candidates of their choice to the two transitional justice commissions. Photo courtesy: PM's Secretariat
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Anil Giri & Tika R Pradhan
Published at : January 19, 2020
Updated at : January 19, 2020 20:59
Kathmandu

Anil Giri

Anil Giri is a reporter covering diplomacy, international relations and national politics for The Kathmandu Post. Giri has been working as a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, contributing to numerous national and international media outlets.

Tika R Pradhan

Tika R Pradhan is a senior political correspondent for the Post, covering politics, parliament, judiciary and social affairs. Pradhan joined the Post in 2016 after working at The Himalayan Times for more than a decade.


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