24-year-old Lukman Ansari and 30-year-old Tevraj Aalam Ansari of Harinagar Rural Municipality-2 have accused Rural Municipality Chairperson of threatening them over a news report.
The journalists who work at Bhukampa Weekly demanded security in a press release on May 13 stating that Gaphar Ansari Miya threatened them on May 6 through telephone. The chairperson allegedly threatened the journalists for reporting that rice distributed as relief was not of good quality.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights|
|Secondary Cause||Freedom of Expression|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 1 - Youth||noyouth|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||2|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||youth|