§ Mr. Bellingham
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the human rights situation in Nepal following the May 1991 general election.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
We are convinced that the best overall safeguard for human rights in Nepal lies in the country's recent transition to full parliamentary democracy. We welcomed the Government's decision in mid-June to release all prisoners who had been detained under the previous regime for religious activities.