Dalit youths of Jhapa staged a symbolic protest against the Rukum massacre on Tuesday afternoon by whipping their half-naked bodies.
At the call of the Nepal Oppressed Students' Organization, Dalit youths, students, and Dalit leaders of political parties gathered in Birtamod, Jhapa, alleging that the Rukum incident was a planned incident based on the caste system. They demanded an immediate release of the facts of the incident and action against the culprits and justice for the victim's family.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to legal action and access to justice|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||50|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Dalit Organizations|
|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|