Incident Reports

FNJ condemns mistreatment of journalist Jha in Rautahat


The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has protested against the incident of Ram Kumar Timalsena, administrative officer of the district administration office, abusing Prem Chandra Jha, president of FNJ Rautahat.

The federation has demanded to investigate the incident and take action against the culprits and respect the constitutional dignity and rights of the journalists. Jha said that he was mistreated by the administrative officer when he reached the district administration office for the online registration process of a magazine in Rautahat.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media