Journalist attacked

30 May 2012

Siraha

Journalist attacked

Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) is seriously concerned over the incident of journalists who were attacked and misbehaved by security personnel in Bastipur, Siraha (Eastern region of Nepal) on 30 May 2012.

Gurusaran Sada, member of FNJ Siraha Chapter and journalist Ganesh Sah were misbehaved and attacked by the police, while they were taking photos of police assaulting the relatives of local youth who had called a strike in the region as a protest against the police for arresting the local youth who were arrested in a kidnapping case of another youth group.  The differences had arose over a land dispute.

Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) strongly condemns the incident of journalists were misbehaved and attacked by the security personnel. FNJ requests the government to take action against the guilty.

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