Incident Reports

MCC: Protestors including advocate Swagat Nepal arrested by Police


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The police arrested 6 people including advocate Swagat Nepal, outside the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) who were protesting against Millennium Challenge Corporation.  They demonstrated outside TIA after MCC team led by Vice President of compact operations of MCC , Fatima Sumar arrived in Kathmandu on September 9. The advocate informed through twitter about his arrest. 

 The international team arrived in Kathmandu to hold necessary talks about MCC with the government and other leaders in Nepal. 

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 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Foreign State
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media