Ram Kumar Bhandari

Ram Kumar Bhandari is a human rights activist from Nepal. He has led the struggle to secure justice for victims of Nepal’s conflict for over a decade. His involvement with the victims’ movement began when his own father disappeared in 2001. He has helped to launch the community Radio station, national network of families of the disappeared and missing (NEFAD), the Committee for Social Justice, the National Victims Alliance, the Conflict Victims Common Platform for transitional justice and the several community groups. He has written extensively on disappearances, victim movement, transitional justice, human rights and nonviolent conflict in English and Nepali, and has a range of published and unpublished papers. He is a PhD Researcher in transitional justice at NOVA School of Law in Lisbon and can be reached at rambhandari3000@gmail.com