Between Two Stones - Nepal

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March 2006 In February 1996, the first shots of Nepal's civil war rang out across the Himalayas. Ten years on more than 13000 people have lost their lives to a conflict that pits Nepal's ruling monarchy against Maoists rebels seeking to establish a communist republic. The people of Nepal meanwhile are trapped in the middle. What started as a low-level insurgency largely confined to remote rural areas has since become one of Asia's deadliest civil conflicts. When newly crowned King Gyanendra - who assumed the throne after the royal massacre - let loose the Royal Nepalese Army against the insurgents in 2001 the death toll rose dramatically and human rights abuses spiralled out of control. Since the Maoists suspended their unilateral cease-fire in January this year violence has escalated once more and it is the civilian population, torn between the two protagonists, who continue to shoulder the brunt of the


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Artist: Documetry nepal
Video title: Between Two Stones - Nepal
Category: About Nepal
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