Incident Reports

Journalist misbehaved by the members of the local toll development committee in Syangja


Gandaki, Syangja, Aandhikhola, Ward 3

Pralhadchand Ghimire a journalist from Pokhara was assaulted by the local toll development committee of the Thulakhet area of Aandhikhola rural municipality-4 of Syangja while covering the news related to drinking water on January 24. Ghimire claims that the local toll development committee physically assaulted him, verbally abused him, and used offensive language, despite showing them his press credentials. Ghimire's video equipment was also reportedly seized during the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Harassment
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na