Incident Reports

Journalist physically assaulted by the cadre of Janamat Party in Saptari


Madhes, Saptari, Rajbiraj

Dilip Mandal a cadre of the Janamat party physically assaulted Nabin Yadav a 28-year-old journalist affiliated with Public Press daily, Aam Nepali Television's reporter and newsreader of Channamasta F.M. on December 22. The eyewitness of the incident alleged that the journalist who was filming the video of the demonstration staged by the Mithila Institute of Literature and Arts (Milaf) who were burning the effigy of CK Raut, the chairperson of the Janamat Party was assaulted by Mandal and he also snatched his camera as well. The victim sustained injuries on his hands and neck.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other political issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janamat Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1