Dev Kumar Sunuwar

Dev Kumar Sunuwar is a journalist and law practitioner in Nepal, has written and covered extensively on International Human Rights and Issues concerning Asian Indigenous Peoples in national, regional and international forums and equally in media. He comes from Koits-Sunuwar, one of the 59 indigenous communities in Nepal. He has worked in radio, television, newspaper, magazine and online, assuming different posts including as investigative journalist. He holds Masters Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication, Political Science, and Law, specializing in International Law and Human Rights from Tribhuvan University in Nepal. He co-founded Indigenous Media Foundation, Indigenous Television (Nepal's, in fact south Asia's first and only indigenous community television) and a couple of community radios in Nepal. He is an editor of online both Nepali and English. He serves as Community Media Grants Project Associate at Cultural Survival, Boston, USA and chairperson at Indigenous Television, Nepal. Apart from involving in media sector, he has been teaching ‘public international law’ at Kathmandu School of Law.