In this interview to YOHO Television, Jerome Imstepf, Head of Mission of the ICRC in Nepal, speaks to Laxman D. Pant, media researcher and journalist, about the ICRC approach to transitional justice in Nepal, focusing on the fate of enforced disappeared persons.
The ICRC in Nepal supports and works towards alleviating the suffering of victims of the past conflict, especially the missing persons and their families. More than 1,300 people still remain unaccounted for since the end of the armed conflict. In the absence of any information on whether these missing persons are dead or alive, their families live with the anguish of uncertainty. The ICRC promotes a humanitarian mechanism for the conflict victims as part of the transitional justice process and reinforces the capacity of the government by engaging in a constructive dialogue with the transitional justice commissions and providing technical support.
Watch the full interview.