Incident Reports

Mahottari based journalist Nabin Chaudhary assaulted by a group


Madhes, Mahottari, Jaleswor, Ward 5

A group of unidentified people attacked  AP One television affiliated journalist Nabin Chaudhary, Working Commitee member of Federation of Nepalese Journalist (FNJ) Mahottari branch. According to Chaudhary, a group of drunk men took him under control and physically attacked him including with a bottle on March 8 at Chauriya village of Jaleswor municipality-5. Chaudhary sustained injuries on his head and body in the attack. FNJ condemned the incident by issuing a press statement.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
National/Online Media