Incident Reports

Rupa Sunar lodges complaint with the Press Council against 9 online portals on charge of defaming her


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Journalist Rupa Sunar lodged a complaint with the Press Council Nepal against nine online people on the charge of defaming her character seeking action under the Cyber ​​Crimes Act. she alleged that the online portals disrupted good relations between different castes, religions, or sects and committed violence against the community as a whole by defaming her character.

She accuses those online people who wrote misleading news about her saying of being mobilized by someone. Nepal Pana Online had accused her of embezzling Rs 1.5 crore from the European Union (EU). Rupa has lodged written complaints against,, Kalapani Post, Ikalapani Post, Media 20 Post, Aajko, Galaxy Seven, Saja, and Nepal

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media