Incident Reports

Demonstration in Pokhara over killing of Dalit youths in Rukum


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

POKHARA, June 2: A demonstration was held in Pokhara on Tuesday, seeking justice for the Dalit youths killed in Rukum a few days ago. 

Dalit rights activists including local leaders took to the streets demanding justice to the victims. They also called for bringing to book those involved in this gruesome incident that took place earlier last week.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 24
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media