Terai News: Journalists Beaten, Rallies With Lathis

Images of protests in Biratnagar, Nawalparasi and Birgunj Journalists took out a rally today to protest beatings to scribes by activists of Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum (MJF or PRPF). Unruly activists had beaten journalists in Tankisinawari yesterday while collecting news about a peaceful rally. Journalists have been beaten by police as well in the past fewContinue reading “Terai News: Journalists Beaten, Rallies With Lathis”

Out of Jail, Maoist Comrades Chanted Slogans On The Street

Walking with Maoist folks who, after being released by authorities, were taking out rally and chanting slogans on the main street of the town. Bijaya Kuwar aka Comrade Sapana, 15, wants to continue her sixth grade study. “But,” she said while chanting slogan in a rally organized immediately after her release from 3-month-loing imprisonment thisContinue reading “Out of Jail, Maoist Comrades Chanted Slogans On The Street”

Monitoring Leaders From The Streets

In front of Singha Durbar: Nepali people are constantly pressurizing to their leaders who have assumed the responsibility of fulfilling their aspirations. Pics by Wagle The best thing about democracy is that it lets people have their say. Another hallmark is that the folks at the government can’t stop people from raising their voices. HereContinue reading “Monitoring Leaders From The Streets”

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”