Nepal's Civil War

  • UNMIN Peacekeeping Nepal

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    FOT770933
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    UNMIN Peacekeeping Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
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    4288 x 2848 px
    Keywords
    Peacekeeping; UNMIN; helicopter; MI-16; UN; peacekeeping; Maoist; Maoists; conflict; war; Terai; rebels; Maoism; communism; hardline; communists; UN; CPA; 2007; Decemeber; 11th; 11; south; Asia; Asian; aircraft; Russian; helicopters; chopper; choppers
    Description
    NEPAL Near Chitwan -- 11 Dec 2007 -- A Maoist combatant awaits the arrival of UN helicopter, bringing representatives of Nepal's Seven-Party Alliance and UNMIN delegation. Maoist rebels agreed in the autumn of 2007 to a Comprehensive Peace...
  • UNMIN Destruction of IEDs Nepal

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    FOT770930
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    UNMIN Destruction of IEDs Nepal
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
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    5664 x 3400 px
    Keywords
    UNMIN; destruction; explosives; UN; peacekeeping; missions; Nepal; 2007; politics; civil; war; conflict; Asia; Asian; south; history; smoke
    Description
    NEPAL Near Chitwan -- 07 Sep 2007 -- Members of the Maoist Army in Chitwan (100km south west of Kathmandu) being trained by mine action experts from Armor Group, who were contracted by UNMIN to train Maoist personnel in destruction of explosive devices....
  • UNMIN SPA Politicians Nepal

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    FOT770932
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    UNMIN SPA Politicians Nepal
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
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    4288 x 2848 px
    Keywords
    Peacekeeping; UNMIN; politics; Nepalese; civil; conflict; war; UN; peacekeeping; missions; Maoist; Maoists; rebels; insurgency; CPA; Comprehensive Peace Agreement; history; south; Asia; Asian; blue; media; journalists; press; conference; briefing;...
    Description
    NEPAL Chitwan -- 11 Dec 2007 -- Representatives of Nepal's Seven-Party-Alliance ( SPA ) receive a briefing by UNMIN Chief Arms Monitor, General Jan Erik Wilhelmsen in Maoist cantonment site -- Picture by Stephen Malloch | Lightroom Photos | UN
  • Nepal Elections UNMIN

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    FOT770935
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    Nepal Elections UNMIN
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2848 px
    Keywords
    politics; Nepal; election; elections; polls; Constituent Assembly; poll; river; crossing; ONCHR; human; rights; defenders; voter; intimidation; Maoists; Maoist; civil; war; peace; CPA; Comprehensive Peace Agreement; Peacekeeping; UNMIN; missions
    Description
    NEPAL Near Bhajura -- 26 Sep 2007 -- Staff from OHCHR-Nepal and UNMIN Civil Affairs on a joint trip to Bhajura - a remote district 500km west of Kathmandu - to meet local government and civil society. In the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, the Nepali...
  • Peacekeeping UNMIN Nepal

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    FOT771080
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    Peacekeeping UNMIN Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5700 x 4275 px
    Keywords
    Peacekeeping; UNMIN; Nepal; politics; CA; polls; elections; UN; teams; democracy; republic; Himalaya; Himalayas; Langtang; Himal; civil; war; peace; post; villager; people, Rasuwa Province, Rasuwa, rural, village, remote,
    Description
    NEPAL Rasuwa Province -- 07 Feb 2008 -- An UNMIN team hiking in to remote mountain communities to monitor the conditions for the Constituent Assembly election, which was won by the CPN-M (Communist Party Nepal - Maoist). A villager looks on as the team...
  • Maoist Torch Lit Demo Kathmandu

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    FOT778993
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    Maoist Torch Lit Demo Kathmandu
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; demo; maoist; maoists; 2009; november; fire; apf; police; nepal; south; asia; asian, Armed Police Force, torch rally, riot, night, fires, torch, lit, protest, demonstration, security, forces, march,
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 01 Nov 2009 -- Armed Police Force (APF) officers watch a Maoist torch rally in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, 01 November, 2009. The Maoists are launching a series of protests against the government and plan to blockade Kathmandu airport...
  • Maoist torch rally Nepal

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    FOT778998
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    Maoist torch rally Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; demo; maoist; maoists; 2009; november; fire; apf; police; nepal; south; asia; asian; fire; torch
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 01 Nov 2009 -- A Maoist torch rally in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, 01 November, 2009. The Maoists are launching a series of protests against the government and plan to blockade Kathmandu airport on the 10 Nov 2009. Around 20,000 people...
  • Maoist Torch Lit Demo Nepal

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    FOT779003
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    Maoist Torch Lit Demo Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; demo; maoist; maoists; 2009; november; fire; nepal; south; asia; asian; street; torch; fire, Kathmandu, Nepal, torch, lit, demo, republic,
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 01 Nov 2009 -- Armed Police Force (APF) officers watch a Maoist torch rally in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, 01 November, 2009. The Maoists are launching a series of protests against the government and plan to blockade Kathmandu airport...
  • Maoist Torch Lit Demo Nepal

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    FOT779004
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    Maoist Torch Lit Demo Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3256 x 2156 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; demo; Maoists; maoists; 2009; november; fire; apf; police; nepal; south; asia; asian; torch; fire; street; protesters; protestors; night, Maoist, torch rally , Kathmandu, Nepal, communist, agitation, action,
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 01 Nov 2009 -- A Maoist torch rally in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, 01 November, 2009. The Maoists are launching a series of protests against the government and plan to blockade Kathmandu airport on the 10 Nov 2009. Around 20,000 people...
  • Maoist Demo Nepal

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    FOT779007
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    Maoist Demo Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; demo; maoist; maoists; 2009; november; fire; apf; police; nepal; south; asia; asian; 1st; torch; rally
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 01 Nov 2009 -- Armed Police Force (APF) officers watch a Maoist torch rally in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, 01 November, 2009. The Maoists are launching a series of protests against the government and plan to blockade Kathmandu airport...
  • Maoist bill posters Nepal

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    FOT779186
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    Maoist bill posters Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    Nepalese; Nepal; South Asia; Asia; Asian; politics; political; poster; posters; printed; propaganda; movements; communist; communism; marxism; Marx; red; Nepali; flyers; fly; UCPN; UCPN-M; united; party; peace; process; democracy; republic; public;...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 05 Dec 2009 -- Maoist propaganda posters featuring Marx, Mao,Stalin and Lenin. Thousands of these posters have been posted around Kathmandu. The Maoists are planning a series of demonstrations and declaration of various autonomous...
  • Langtang Himalaya Nepal

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    FOT779203
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    Langtang Himalaya Nepal
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4500 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    Buddhism; Buddhist; Buddhists; politics; political; Maoist; Maoists; Himalaya; Himalayas; Himalayan; mountain; mountains; Nepal; south; Asia; Asian; South Asia; South Asian; Nepali; Nepalese; Tibet; Tibetan; border; frontier; construction; road; roads;...
    Description
    NEPAL Near Shyaphru Bensi -- May 2009 -- Nepali Tamangs walk along a Chinese-built road near Shyaphru Bensi about 80km from Kathmandu, which will connect roads in nearby Tibet to Nepal. China is seeking to build two new roads - this one and another...
  • Tourists during strike Kathmandu

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    FOT779208
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    Tourists during strike Kathmandu
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 2631 px
    Keywords
    strikes; stoppages; shutdown; general; strike; Maoists; Maoist; politics; tourism; tourists; industry; South Asia; Asia; Katmandu; Nepal; december; politics; economy; security; forces; Tridevi Marg, Kathmandu, APF, Armed Police Force, stranded, waiting,...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 06 Dec 2009 -- Armed Police Force ( APF ) officers provide security for tourists trying to get to the airport in Thamel in central Kathmandu, Nepal during a Maoist called General Strike. Only emergency vehicles, press and special...
  • Maoist General Strike Kathmandu

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    FOT779209
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    Maoist General Strike Kathmandu
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    environment; Kathmandu; valley; Katmandu; Nepal; south; Asia; Asian; South Asia; South Asian; Nepali; Nepalese; city; urban; scene; scenes; view; views; Ratna Park; stroll; strolling; economy; economic; inactivity; male; female; 20s; 30s; 40s; 50s; 60s;...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 06 Dec 2009 -- Street scene in a main avenue of Kathmandu, Nepal during a Maoist called General Strike. Almost 98% of businesses are forced to close by threats of violence and all private vehicles are kept off the street using the...
  • Tamang boy Langtang Nepal

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    FOT779219
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    Tamang boy Langtang Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5700 x 3800 px
    Keywords
    Nepal; Nepali; dental; care; brushing; teeth; water; health; boy; child; lad; lads; youth; childhood; children; kid; kids; young; education; learning; literacy; health; issues; healthy; unhealthy; disease; diseases; care; medical; medicine; face; mask;...
    Description
    NEPAL Shyaphru Bensi -- May 2009 -- A Nepali boy brushes his teeth in Shyaphru Bensi, Nepal. On the wall is Maoist graffiti -- Picture by Jon Mitchell / Lightroom Photos
  • Near Ramche Rasuwa Nepal

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    FOT779226
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    Near Ramche Rasuwa Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4500 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; Maoist; Maoists; UCPN; UCPN-M; united; communist; communism; communists; extreme; left; far; cadre; cadres; supporter; supporters; party; movements; extremist; Himalaya; Himalayas; Himalayan; mountain; mountains; peak; peaks; trail;...
    Description
    NEPAL Near Ramche -- May 2009 -- A small village in Rasuwa Province in the Langtang Himalaya north of Kathmandu, Nepal. Poverty is severe in many rural areas with most businesses being agricultural, craft or tourism based -- Picture by Jon Mitchell /...
  • UNMIN Nepal election 2008

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    FOT781912
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    UNMIN Nepal election 2008
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    1998 x 2989 px
    Keywords
    Nepal; politics; bridge; bridges; river; mountainous; village; villages; Constiuent Assembly Poll; April; 2008; 2000s; elections; remote; areas; hard; terrain; logistics; election; CA; political, Electoral Assistance Office, UNMIN, poll, election,
    Description
    NEPAL Okhaldunga -- 07 Mar 2008 -- Regional staff of UNMIN's Electoral Assistance Office deploy to the remote district of Okhaldunga, 200km east of Kathmandu. UNMIN deployed 70 international District Electoral Advisers and 70 national language...
  • Maoist strike Kathmandu Nepal

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    FOT837080
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    Maoist strike Kathmandu Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    nepal; politics; political; south; asia; asian; nepalese; people; crowd; popular; democratic; movement; protesters; men; women; street; pointing; hands; old; woman; protest; 2007; strikes; strike; shutdown; closure; maoists; maoist; rebels; woman; baby;...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- Dec 2006 -- A woman passing closed shops and businesses in the Thamel area of central Kathmandu, Nepal. Such general strikes shut down the whole city and are a frequent tactic of the Maoists -- Picture by Jon Mitchell / Lightroom Photos
  • JMNPL801

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    FOT837082
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    JMNPL801
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    nepal; politics; political; south; asia; asian; men; women; street; protest; 2007; strikes; strike; shutdown; closure; maoists; maoist; rebels; business; economy; economic; businesses; extortion
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 21 Mar 2007 -- File photo of closed shops and businesses in the Thamel area of central Kathmandu, Nepal. Usually, it is the Maoists who call the strikes, though this shutdown is called by Nepali businesses to protest against Maoist...
  • JMNPL802

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    FOT837083
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    JMNPL802
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    nepal; politics; political; south; asia; asian; men; women; street; protest; 2007; strikes; strike; shutdown; closure; maoists; maoist; rebels; business; economy; economic; businesses; extortion
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 21 Mar 2007 -- File photo of shopkeepers outside closed shops and businesses in the Thamel area of central Kathmandu, Nepal. Usually, it is the Maoists who call the strikes, though this shutdown is called by Nepali businesses to...
  • Namche Bazaar Nepal

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    FOT839180
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    Namche Bazaar Nepal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 2041 px
    Keywords
    people; daily; life; play; playing; kids; sherpa; sherpas; culture; himalaya; himalayas; himalayan; nepali; nepalese; boys; bazar; khumbu; himal, Nepal, Maoists,
    Description
    NEPAL Namche Bazaar -- Aug 2007 -- Sherpa children play in the street on market day in Namche Bazaar in the Everest region of Nepal -- Picture by Jon Mitchell / Lightroom Photos
  • LRS03545

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    FOT839637
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    LRS03545
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2250 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    politics; political; posters; art; propaganda; nepalese; nepali; himalayas; himalayan; communist; communism; marxist; extreme; left; wing; maoist; rebels; south; asia; asian
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 25 Apr 2007 -- Maoist rebel propaganda poster on a wall in Kathmandu, Nepal. The face on the poster is that of Prachanda, the rebel leader -- Picture by Jon Mitchell / Lightroom Photos
  • Kathmandu Spring

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    FOT841031
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    Kathmandu Spring
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5966 x 3965 px
    Keywords
    Armed Police Force; APF; Kathmandu; Kathmandu Spring; protest; protests; revolution; politics; political; security forces; shield; riot; police; policeman; policemen; Nepal; Nepali; Nepalese; 2006; January; Jan; mid; protesters; protestors; Durbar Sq;...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- Jan 2006 -- An Armed Police Force (APF) officer in front of Republican Seven Party Alliance demonstrators in Durbar Square in the Basantapur area of Kathmandu Nepal during the protests in January 2006 which culminated in the Kathmandu...
  • Kathmandu Spring

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    FOT841032
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    Kathmandu Spring
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5453 x 3563 px
    Keywords
    Armed Police Force; APF; Kathmandu; Kathmandu Spring; protest; protests; revolution; politics; political; security forces; shield; riot; police; policeman; policemen; Nepal; Nepali; Nepalese; 2006; January; Jan; mid; protesters; protestors; Durbar Sq;...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- Jan 2006 -- An Armed Police Force (APF) officer in front of Republican Seven Party Alliance demonstrators in Durbar Square in the Basantapur area of Kathmandu Nepal during the protests in January 2006 which culminated in the Kathmandu...
  • Kathmandu Spring

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    FOT841033
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    Kathmandu Spring
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4975 x 3384 px
    Keywords
    Armed Police Force; APF; Kathmandu; Kathmandu Spring; protest; protests; revolution; politics; political; security forces; shields; riot; police; policeman; policemen; Nepal; Nepali; Nepalese; 2006; January; Jan; mid; protesters; protestors; Durbar Sq;...
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- Jan 2006 -- An Armed Police Force (APF) officer in front of Republican Seven Party Alliance demonstrators in Durbar Square in the Basantapur area of Kathmandu Nepal during the protests in January 2006 which culminated in the Kathmandu...
  • NEPAL Kathmandu -- 21 Jan 2006 -- Nepalese Armed Police

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    FOT1147266
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    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 21 Jan 2006 -- Nepalese Armed Police
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4944 x 3333 px
    Keywords
    Kathmandu; spring; Nepal; APF; Nepalese police; force; lathi; charge; riot;
    Description
    NEPAL Kathmandu -- 21 Jan 2006 -- Nepalese Armed Police Force ( APF ) charge anti-monarchy demonstrators in the early stages of the Kathmandu Spring near Durbar Square in Kathmandu Nepal -- Picture by Jonathan Mitchell