Incident Reports

Corona infected media person threatened for making public isolation center mismanagement

2020-08-24

Province 2, Dhanusha, Nagarain

A Covid-19 infected media person in isolation in Ganguli Isolation Center of Nagarain Municipality has been issued death threat by some Nepal Army personnel managing the isolation centre for making the mismanagement of the isolation public over social media. According to the victim, the Army personnel passed threat against him through cleaner Raja Mestor on Monday when he came to clean. CDO Prem Prashad Bhattarai stated that he had told Army colonel to seek clarification from the Army personnel.
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 Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Army
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media

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