Incident Reports

Demand for action against the accused for threatening journalist


Federation of Nepali Journalists(FNJ), Jajarkot condemned the incident of threatening and abusing the executive editor of Bherimalika Daily, Resham Bahadur Khadka by Dipendra Shahi, former president of National Youth Federation Nepal, Jajarkot on July 9 on the basis of news written by him. He was asked to apologize for the news but when he refused he was manhandled in Santi Chautara, Khalanga.

The federation has issued a joint statement  demanding action against those who tried to physically attack the journalists, to take legal action if they disagree with the news and refrain from threatening and abusing journalists.

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 na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na