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Supreme Court crisis: 6 protesting lawyers injured in a clash with police - OnlineKhabar English News


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

For the past few weeks, the Nepal Bar Association, the umbrella organisation of Nepali lawyers, has continued a demonstration inside the court premises demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana as he has been accused of partnering with the executive on various occasions during the premiership of KP Sharma Oli and Sher Bahadur Deuba. But, Rana is adamant against the demand.

During the demonstration today, a clash ensued as police tried to contain the demonstration. In the process, six lawyers have been injured, informs advocate Tikaram Bhattarai.

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Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 6
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media