Allegations persist in Nepal that the youth brigade of the ruling Maoists is responsible for intimidation, violence and murder.
Many of its members are former child soldiers who fought for the Maoists during the country’s civil war.
Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports from Kathmandu.
In the fourth part of Al Jazeera’s special series on Tibet, Al Jazeera’s Tony cheng looks at the attitudes of most Chinese towards the region and its future under Beijing’s rule.
Japan is the world’s second wealthiest nation, but its emergency medical services are deteriorating – in some cases with fatal results.
Al Jazeera’s Tony Cheng examines the cases of pregnant women, turned away by dozens of hospitals.