Incident Reports

Journalists stage sit-in demanding action against threat


Journalists staged a sit-in in front of District Administration Office, Humla on December 30 stating that police did not take any action against threat issued to a journalist. A complaint was filed against 28-year-old Ramjan Shahi and 30-year-old Jagadish Hamal of Kharpunath Rural Municipality-4. The duo allegedly threatened to kill 29-year-old Journalist Narjan Tamang of Chankhel Rural Municipality-5.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na