Incident Reports

Journalists padlocked the Federation of Nepali Journalists in Baitadi


Journalists in Baitadi padlocked the Election Committee's office on April 4 ahead of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) election on April 7, alleging that the committee for failing to provide them with FNJ membership.

They further allege besides them, people's representatives, teachers, employees, construction businessmen, people belonging to unions, and agents of insurance companies are provided with membership.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
Local Newspaper - Kailali