Incident Reports

Journalist hold demonstration against dissolution of HoR


Province 1, Jhapa, Birtamod

Journalists of Jhapa associated with the sister organizations of different political parties held a demonstration in Birtamod Municipality of Jhapa stating that the move by Prime Minister KP Oli to dissolve the parliament was unconstitutional.

Gathering at Mukti Chowk in Birtamod, they said that Prime Minister Oli’s unconstitutional move had caused regression and it should be rectified. Various journalists ‘associations including Federation of Indigenous Journalists, Women’s Media House and Indigenous Journalists’ Association expressed solidarity in the demonstration jointly organized by Nepal Press Union Jhapa and Press Organization Nepal.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org , NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
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