Incident Reports

Nine arrested, including NSU's general secretary for protesting against Chure exploitation


Police arrested nine people of the Nepal Student Union (NSU) including General Secretary of the Nepali Union Deepak Bhattarai, on the charge of protesting against the exploitation of the Chure. They were protesting in the capital's Gongabu against the government's decision to open mining through the budget for the coming fiscal year.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people 9
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
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
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