Incident Reports

Police intervenes in Dalit right activist's protest program in Doti


Police have arrested eight Dalit activists today while they were protesting in Doti demanding the guarantee of Dalit's rights in the upcoming constitution. Transportation was obstructed in Doti for an hour due to the protest of the activist. Tension ensued when police tried to disrupt the bandh organized by the protesters. Leaders of the protest programs have flayed police intervention in their program. United Dalit Struggle Committee informed that all the arrested protesters were released following their sit-in in front of the district administration office. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations Dalit
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