Stories Tagged 'Hunger strike'
The government and Nepal Police headquarters have ignored National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) request to end Ganga Maya Adhikari’s hunger strike.Adhikari has abstained from food and water for the last 14 days.
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Hindu leader Acharya Shree Niwas, who was arrested for trying to incite communal violence by staging an attack on himself to make it appear like an attempted religious assassination, has started fast-unto-death at District Police Office, Morang, on Wednesday.
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Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopaedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) who already staged multiple hunger strikes demanding reforms in the medical education sector, has warned that he will stage another round of hunger strike if the Health Profession Education (HPE) ordinance is not tabled in the Parliament at the earliest.
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A fast unto death by Shesh Mahabubh Reja to protest against nonpayment of dues to sugarcane farmers by sugar mills entered its third day on Monday.
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Agitating inmates at Kailali District Prison, who are in judicial custody for their alleged involvement in 2015 Tikapur incident, ended their hunger strike on the ninth day on Monday, following a four-point agreement with the local administration. Chief District Officer (CDO) Govinda Rijal ended the strike of 23 accused by feeding them juice.
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Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) lawmaker Resham Chaudhary, the main accused in Tikapur incident, and 24 others accused have begun an indefinite hunger strike at Kailali District Prison starting Sunday.
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Anti-corruption campaigner Dr Govinda KC on Saturday announced another round of hunger strike from March 13, this time against the chief justice of the Supreme Court.
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