Incident Reports

Media Alliance condemns intimidation of journalists on duty by police


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Media Alliance Nepal has drawn serious attention to the incident of police beating up an Avenues reporter who reached Hotel Marriott in Kathmandu to collect news.

Correspondent Sheetal Rijal and cameraman Suresh Rajak were beaten up by the police on September 10 at a Naxal-based hotel in Kathmandu. The issue of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is currently the most important issue in Nepal.

"It is the duty of the media to provide the public with information and information related to the incident," said a statement issued by Media Alliance Nepal.

The Alliance said that it was objectionable for the team led by the Deputy Superintendent of Police to take the media personnel under control for a few hours.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media