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Assignment - Nepal: Getting Away With Murder

The families of those who disappeared during Nepal’s civil war demand answers and justice. But, as Joanna Jolly reports politicians from both sides prefer to bury the past.

The fate of hundreds of people who went missing during Nepal’s brutal civil war is threatening to undermine the country’s fragile democracy. Around 100,000 people were displaced during the bloody insurgency and an estimated 17,000 were killed. A peace agreement was signed six years ago in which both sides promised that war crimes would not go unpunished. But relatives are still waiting for justice. Joanna Jolly finds out why the scars from the conflict are still raw despite attempts by both sides to bury the past. (Image of a temple in Bhaktapur, Nepal. BBC Copyright)

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