Incident Reports

DoFE surrounded by protestors in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 10

Recruiting agencies picketed the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) demanding the withdrawal of a new provision that mandates foreign employers to provide free visa and free tickets to Nepali migrant workers. Around 300 protesters chanted slogans and demanded the resignation of state Minister Tek Bahadur Gurung.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Secondary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
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


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