Incident Reports

Journalist receives death threat over news


Karnali, Dolpa, Thuli Bheri

Nagarik Daily’s Dolpa reporter and INSEC representative Bikash Devkota received a death threat from Dudhasingh Karki, the proprietor of Karki Construction Company and representative of Prabesh and Pravat Construction service. On June 10, the FNJ Dolpa chapter condemned the threat to the reporter Devkota, who is also the founder president of  FNJ’s  Dolpa chapter. Devkota was threatened over the news in an online version of Nagarik daily about payment for a road which was not constructed as agreement.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Secondary Form Threat/intimidation
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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown