Incident Reports

Police intervene at demonstration staged over Rukum West incident in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kirtipur

Poets staged a demonstration in Kirtipur against the Rukum West murder case in a joint program of Nepal National Oppressed Student Union and ANNFSU Oppressed National Committee. 

Police arrested two poets who participated in the symbolic protest program of reciting poems at Loktantrik Chowk in Kirtipur on Thursday.

Ravi Century, Co-coordinator of Nepal National Oppressed Student Union and coordinator of the program, said that the program was organized to develop awareness through poetry demanding social justice and equality. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 60
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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