Incident Reports

Youth staged symbolic demonstration against MCC by showing placards of Fatima Sumar


Youth staged a demonstration in front of Min Bhawan Campus in Kathmandu against the American Project Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on September 8. Youth protested after the news of the vice president of MCC, Fatima Sumar coming to visit Nepal broke. Police arrested the demonstrators who were carrying the placard of Fatima Sumar. The United States is investing Rs 55 billion through the project to invest in hydropower and roads within five years. But there were protests saying that the project was not in the interest of the country.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Other political issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Foreign State
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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