The Days of Maoist Comrades Have Come II

Gun replaced by the Guitar? A Maoist guerilla plays a guitar in a cultural program organized on Friday by the party in Birjung. So you thought the guitar replaced the gun? No. The banner hanged behind her reads: “Three things needed to win a war- weapons, weapons and weapons.” But to be honest with theContinue reading “The Days of Maoist Comrades Have Come II”

Kathmandu Images: What People Want

To Warn Their Leaders: People around the country are organizing rallies and mass meeting intending to keep pressure on political leadership that has taken over the control of the government because of the historical peoples’ movement. Protesters say that leaders shouldn’t hesitate to take bold steps which include drastically cutting the rights and powers ofContinue reading “Kathmandu Images: What People Want”

Maoist Vigil and Protest Against Monarchy

Yes, they are watching: We know that pro-democracy people (including civil society) are organizing countrywide mass meeting to warn the political parties that are running the government not to deceive people by compromising the spirit of the Jana Andolan. Hum..not only the unarmed civil society but armed Maoist guerillas are also organizing similar mass meetingsContinue reading “Maoist Vigil and Protest Against Monarchy”

Live From The War Zone. Thokarpa Aerial Attack

Royal Nepalese Army attacked from air to the Moaists mass meeting at the Bagh Bhairav Secondary School, Thokarpa, Sindhupalchowk District killing at least four rebels and a civilains. UWB! blogger Bhojraj Bhat was covering the outlawed party’s mass meeting and saw everything with his own eyes. “Thank god,” he says after returning Kathmandu. “I amContinue reading “Live From The War Zone. Thokarpa Aerial Attack”

Indigenous Nepalis Rally Against Autocracy

Whispering Against Autocracy? Two ladies talk to each other this afternoon while participating in a mass meeting organized to protest the autocracy of king Gyanendra in Basantapur, Kathmandu. Before this, several hundred people indigenous Nepalis affiliated with various organizations took out a rally chanting anti-king slogans. They were supporting the April 6-9 general strike andContinue reading “Indigenous Nepalis Rally Against Autocracy”

Nepalis in Europe Deliver Message To Their Prince

See the equation, do the math: It wasn’t exactly the kind of welcome that the Crown Prince Paras wanted to see in Europe. There were no prajas clapping hands and bowing heads to receive him in Paris. Informed and empowered people were saying something that he didn’t probably wanted to hear. Prince is in EuropeContinue reading “Nepalis in Europe Deliver Message To Their Prince”

Kathmandu Activities

1. Protesting for the release of Madhav Nepal 2. Two prominent leaders released. 3. Students take out rally protesting price hike and autocratic monarchy. Students took out a rally protesting recent price hike in petrochemical products and autocratic monarchy. The rally that started from Amrit Science College (ASCOLL) turned into a corner meeting in AsonContinue reading “Kathmandu Activities”