Incident Reports

Dalit rights activists and students burn education minister's effigy in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Rights activists and students burned the effigy of Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha in Kathmandu on Thursday evening accusing him of expressing support for an individual accused of caste-based discrimination. Nepal National Oppressed Student Association and Dalit rights activists burned the minister's effigy at a protest in Maitighar Mandala. Police intervened and disrupted the protest program.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media