Incident Reports

Journalist abused by Ganesh Thapa, former President of ANFA


Sports Journalist Forum protested against Former President of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa for abusing and insulting sports journalist Prakash Timilsina, Editor of, over a phone conversation on July 16.

The forum demanded that the security of sports journalists be guaranteed by drawing the attention of the Government of Nepal, Federation of Nepali Journalists, International Sports Press Association(AIPS), and AIPS Asia.

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 noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media