Title Nepal: 1. Is the practice of Christianity or any other religion legal in Nepal? 2. Is proselytizing legal in Nepal? 3. What is the Nepali government's attitude towards religion and religious practice in Nepal, in particular towards Christianity? 4. What is the attitude of Nepal's dominant religious groups, who are Hindus, towards other religious groups including Christian groups? 5. Do Hindu converts to another religion including Christianity face family, community and societal problems and, if yes, what is the nature of these problems? 6. What state protection would be afforded to Hindus who convert to Christianity who suffer any type of harm from Hindus, Hindu religious groups, family members, community and the society?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 29 October 2010
Country Nepal
Topics Christian | Freedom of religion | Hindu | Minorities | Religious discrimination | Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol NPL37529
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Nepal: 1. Is the practice of Christianity or any other religion legal in Nepal? 2. Is proselytizing legal in Nepal? 3. What is the Nepali government's attitude towards religion and religious practice in Nepal, in particular towards Christianity? 4. What is the attitude of Nepal's dominant religious groups, who are Hindus, towards other religious groups including Christian groups? 5. Do Hindu converts to another religion including Christianity face family, community and societal problems and, if yes, what is the nature of these problems? 6. What state protection would be afforded to Hindus who convert to Christianity who suffer any type of harm from Hindus, Hindu religious groups, family members, community and the society?, 29 October 2010, NPL37529, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4dd0ef182.html [accessed 25 April 2014]
DisclaimerThis is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.