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Menaka Guruswamy


Nepal Averts Constitutional Crisis: Hope for Democratic Future Kept Alive

June 2, 2010


Around midnight on May 28, 2010, Nepali lawmakers took a stunning last-minute emergency action that served to keep hopes for a democratic constitutional republic and a stable nation alive in Nepal: by an overwhelming majority the Eighth Amendment Bill to the interim constitution to extend the Constituent Assembly’s tenure by one year was passed. Of… Read more