Incident Reports

Health workers of Koshi hospital stage protest against their colleague's assault


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

Health workers, led by the Nepal Medical Association (NMA), stage a protest in Biratnagar on June 2 against the assault of their colleague of Koshi hospital. They demanded a guarantee of safety for the frontline workers.

Aheb Ashok Rajbanshi, a senior health assistant at Koshi Hospital, was beaten by the police while returning home after completing his duty at the hospital on June 1. Rajbanshi said that the police had beaten him even when he showed the identity cards.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media