The leader of Nepal’s ruling Maoists, who led the country’s downtrodden masses in the guerrilla war which eventually overthrew its monarchy, has provoked a row among his comrades after acquiring a luxury mansion with a swimming pool and badminton court.
The United States has stated that it hopes to work with the new Maoist prime minister of Nepal but refused to take Nepali Maoists off of its terrorism blacklist.
The Maoists have broken the law more often even after signing the 2006 peace deal. During my last visit also, I did not see any sign of improvement by the Maoist in their activities. Rather, I found the incidents of violence and criminal activities to be increasing. The Maoists combatants are charged with being caught … Continue reading Criminal Activities of Maoists in Nepal Persist even after the Peace Treaty