Investigations

Inside the ugly world of Nepali restaurants in Finland

Nepali workers say if anyone goes to the police or authorities to complain about working conditions, the owners would make it difficult for them to find work again in any Nepali or South Asian restaurant.

Paavo Teittinen, Apr 19 2019

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त्रिवि समाजशास्त्रका अध्यापकद्वारा छात्राहरुमाथि वर्षौ देखि यौन दुर्व्यवहार

अध्यापक कृष्ण बहादुर भट्टचनले छात्राहरुलाई अनुचित तरिकाले छुने, सुम्सुम्याउने तथा अशिष्ट यौनजन्य प्रतिक्रिया जनाउने गरेको भूतपूर्व विद्यार्थीहरुको आरोप; यी क्रियाकलापहरुमा आफ्नो  संलग्नतालाई अस्विकार गर्दै  यी आरोपले आफू ‘अचम्म’मा परेको भट्टचनको प्रतिक्रिया

Bhrikuti Rai, Mar 11 2019

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Nepali park officials tortured a man to death. Then, the government and the World Wide Fund for Nature rewarded them.

Established in 1961 in Switzerland, WWF today has field offices in over 40 countries. Staffers in the charity’s in-country field offices are supposed to report any allegations of brutality back to its headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. But our investigation shows WWF staffers around the world have themselves been involved in questionable practices and continued to partner and advocate for those guilty of abuse and torture.

TSERING D GURUNG , Mar 03 2019

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Two more teachers from Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidhyalaya accused of sexual abuse by former students

The Post also obtained a document started by the school’s alumni that collates testimonials from over 40 students, accusing at least four teachers other than Tripathee of various degrees of molestation, abuse and harassment.

ALISHA SIJAPATI, Marissa TaylorFeb 05 2019

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Maths teacher at Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidyalaya sexually abused young girls for decades

An investigation by the Post discovered a pattern of abusive behaviour by Bodha Raj ‘Basu’ Tripathee, based on interviews with at least seven female students who recounted molestation by Tripathee in the classroom.

Pranaya SJB Rana, Marissa TaylorJan 25 2019

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Tribhuvan University lecturer sexually harassed female students for years

An investigation by The Kathmandu Post found previously undisclosed allegations against the 65-year-old Tribhuvan University lecturer stretching over last several years, based on interviews with three former students and their friends who had been directly advised by him.

Bhrikuti Rai, Jan 24 2019

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Using two passports, Michael Kobold evaded Nepali visa regulations

Michael Kobold held two German passports and used them to apply for the same type of visa for Nepal, immigration records show

Tsering D Gurung, Pranaya SJB RanaJan 10 2019

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Former Kobold employees say they were harassed, not paid for their work

From the very beginning, the three girls, who were told they would be paid a monthly salary starting at Rs 6,000 and up to Rs 10,000, had to repeatedly pester Kobold’s staff for their pay.

Tsering D Gurung, Pranaya SJB RanaJan 10 2019

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