Nepal

Ethnic-political tensions fracturing the Nepalese nation-state

In the Terai region of Nepal, on the southern plains, an indefinite general strike has been ongoing for over two weeks; curfews are in force.

Maoism in South Asia - Republican Nepal & Indian Naxalites

Cops attack anti-monarchy protesters; Katmandu, April 2006

A brief look at the recent activities of Maoists in Nepal and India.

Democratic stresses in Nepal and its regional implications

Nepali protesters

A brief look at some aspects of the political situation in Nepal today and its wider regional context.

The Long March into Parliament - Nepali Maoists take their seats

The leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) on Monday (15th) entered Parliament, 10 years after leaving it to begin their guerilla war.

Nepal: A Long March towards bourgeois democracy?

In-depth analysis of the situation in Nepal, including the anti-monarchist protest movement, the Maoist insurgency, the international economic background and the Nepalese working class.