Incident Reports

Journalist manhandled by Student


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Bidur, Ward 4

Students of Nuwakot Multiple Campus of Bidur Municipality-4 manhandled 25-year-old Saroj Giri, journalist of Uttargaya Daily Newspaper while collecting news.

Students assaulted journalist Giri for taking the picture of the clash between NSU and ANNFSU during the celebration of campus anniversary on February 25.

Uttargaya Daily informed that the students obstructed the collection of news, assaulted Giri and also broke his mobile phone.

According to Giri, he was attacked while capturing the picture of those involved in the clash from a close distance.

Bishnu Hari Rimal, ANNFSU Campus Unit President, has mentioned in the press release that the journalist was not manhandled. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth youth