Incident Reports

Punya Gautam staged hunger strike in police custody


Punya Gautam, a social activist, staged a hunger strike in the police custody after being arrested from New Baneshwor for protesting against MCC. According to police, they were unaware of his hunger strike. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media