Incident Reports

FNJ objects to journalist Bhandari's mistreatment by police


The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has drawn serious attention to the incident of the former vice president of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Khil Bahadur Bhandari being mistreated by police who suddenly entered his residence. The federation will investigate the incident and take departmental action against the guilty police and draw the attention of the concerned parties not to repeat such acts, 'said a statement issued by General Secretary Roshan Puri.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media