General Strike Day X Updates

Demonstrations are going on with great reduction in traffic in the Nepal’s capital By UWB! Team The rally at Kalanki. Photo by Shaligram Tiwari. [6:25PM] The massive rally at Teku bridge were dispersed by police with more than a dozen rounds of tear-gas shells. The rally that began at Gongabu collected people on its wayContinue reading “General Strike Day X Updates”

Journos Severely Beaten and Arrested

Text By Deepak Adhikari /Photos By Rajaram Gautam At 9:30 am, the procession of 3 hundred journos headed towards Gaushala. As it crossed the Bagmati Bridge, it encountered security men. They staged peaceful dharna. Suddenly, the police started baton charging. Kishor Shrestha, Mahendra Bista and Gopal Thapaliya and seven other scribes were injured. Surya BahadurContinue reading “Journos Severely Beaten and Arrested”

Strike and Nepali Journalists

As strikes continue in Nepal, attacks on journalists reported By Committee to Protect Journalists New York, April 14, 2006—Thirteen journalists were arrested today in Baglung, west of Kathmandu, while protesting against media restrictions during the seventh day of a nationwide strike, the Federation of Nepalese Journalists reported. Others detained during the past week, including veteranContinue reading “Strike and Nepali Journalists”