Incident Reports

Demonstration in Kathmandu against caste-based discrimination


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

On Friday, Joint Political Dalit Struggle Committee and Dalit Civil Society organized a rally from Maitighar to New Baneshwor to condemn the killing of Dalit youths in Rukum West and caste-based discrimination in Nepal. The protesters demanded the Dalits killed in the Soti massacre be declared martyrs, culprits should be punished and discrimination against Dalits end.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Secondary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations Dalit Organizations
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
National/Online Media