Kanak Mani Dixit
Kanak Mani Dixit is a human rights defender actively promoting the establishment of a democratic and secular government in Nepal and advocating for various social reforms in the country. In 2006, he played a key role in the formation of the human rights organisation Accountability Watch Committee, where he is currently senior editor. The mission of the organisation is to fight against impunity relating to human rights violations and to promote the rule of law in Nepal. Kanak Mani Dixit is also a well-known journalist with more than forty years of professional experience in this field. He is the founding editor of the Himal Southasian regional review magazine, as well as publisher of the Nepali language weekly Himal Khabarpatrika, where he comments on Nepali affairs.