5 June 2008

Alert

FNJ representatives assaulted by student union president in Bhojpur


Incident details

Sahiman Rai, Gyanendra Khadka, Niroj Koirala, Action Khumbu

(FNJ/IFEX) - FNJ Bhojpur chapter president Sahiman Rai, vice-president Gyanendra Khadka, secretary Niroj Koirala and joint-secretary Action Khumbu were manhandled by Dhurba Raj Rai, president of the All Nepal Free Students' Union of Bhojpur Multiple Campus on 4 June 2008 on the premises of the FNJ office at Bhojpur, located in the eastern region of Nepal.

According to the FNJ Bhojpur chapter president, they were attacked without any reason. He said, "while we were having the regular meeting of our chapter, he entered without permission and started to manhandle us without offering any reason." The journalists sustained mild injuries during the attack.

The FNJ has denounced the incident. The FNJ urges the concerned authorities to punish the assailant for his misbehaviour and maintain law and order in the country.



Source

Federation of Nepali Journalists
Media Village, Sinamangal
Kathmandu
Nepal
fnjnepal (@) mail.com.np
Fax:+977 1 4112785
Nepal

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