Incident Reports

Nepal Army commander abuses Journalist

2021-04-14

Gandaki, Tanahu, Byas, Ward 5

The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has condemned the abuse on the Annapurna post Tanahu reporter Pawan Paudel by the Nepal Army Kalibhanjan battalion commander of the Nepal Army.

According to the FNJ Tanuhu branch, the commander of the Kalibhanjan Battalion at Vyas municipality-5, Chapaghat,  had misbehaved  Paudel and removed the photos from the camera on April 14.  Journalist Paudel had captured the photos of the Army running at Damauli town.

FNJ Tanahu district chapter had condemned the misbehave on journalist Poudel through a press release.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Public humiliation
Secondary Form Harassment
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 Army
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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