Maoist Activities: More Violation Of Code Of Conduct Than Helping Peace Process

Maoist naming and shaming

Daily tourist routine was interrupted in Lake Side, the tourist hub in Pokhara, with the spectacle of a Maoist public shaming. Pic by Neil Horning

By Neil Horning in Pokhara
(And other media reports about recent Maoist activities)

Nov 2: Today the daily tourist routine was interrupted with the spectacle of a Maoist public shaming. A crowd of jeering Nepalis filled the Camp Chowk intersection and surrounding roofs in Lake Side, Pokhara, Nepal’s prime tourist destination. Maoists positioned on the steps of the “S-mart” corner store held up a man in a tattered business suit and smeared his face with black while the large crowd cheered on. It was a supercharged atmosphere. Tourists gathered around the edges of the crowd argued with locals about the rule of law, while all of the Nepali spectators seemed to be calling for blood. Continue reading Maoist Activities: More Violation Of Code Of Conduct Than Helping Peace Process

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