Incident Reports

6 NSU cadres demonstrating against government arrested from Birgunj

2020-06-13

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

Police on Saturday arrested 6 cadres of Nepal Students Union (NSU), a sister wing of Nepali Congress from Burgunj while they were demonstrating against the government on Saturday. NSU Parsa President Bikash Tiwari, Vice president Sesh Hajara, Manoj Shah, Ramesh Yadav, Avay Karna and Shyam Gupta were arrested. The arrested NSU cadres said they were protesting against the failure of the state and central governments in managing the Covid-19 crisis.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
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

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