Incident Reports

Bara district chapter of FNJ padlocked


Province 2, Bara, Kalaiya

Journalists working at the Federation of Journalists (FNJ) Bara have padlocked the on Wednesday. Journalists led by FNJ Councilor Sanjay Tiwari padlocked the office saying that they were biased in renewing membership and distributing new membership.

Tiwari said two dozen active journalists in Bara are denied membership by the FNJ. Chairman of Madhesi Journalists Society Nepal Bara Amaresh Kumar Pandey and President of Nepal Press Forum Bara Anil Verma were present on the occasion.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media