NEPAL: President Signs Anti Conversion Bill into Law
  • 26 October 2017

A Criminal Code Bill, which includes clauses that criminalise religious conversion and the “hurting of religious sentiment,” was signed into law on 16 October by Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. The Bill was passed by the Nepali parliament on 8 August. Human rights defenders had appealed to the president to not sign the Bill into […]

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