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NEPAL: Girl raped and left eye gouged out
2017-10-31

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The Jagaran Media Center (JMC) has received information about a 14-year-old Dalit girl who had been raped. It was carried out by a non-Dalit male named Santosh Shrestha (19). He is an eighth-grade student at the local Saraswoti Secondary School. After raping the girl, Santosh tried to kill her by…

Dalit family beaten after protesting overcharged fertilizer
2017-09-20

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The Jagaran Media Center (JMC) has received information about Ram Kishor Harijan and his son Parikshan Harijan. They had been beaten by non-Dalits Mohan Prasad Yadav and his son Niraj Yadav. They were buying chemical fertilizer at the local cooperative, which sells at a discounted governmental price. The feud…

Mysterious death indicates police foul play
2017-09-20

The mysterious death of 35-year-old Dev Bahadur B.K.on 30 August 2017 seems to involve the Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan police, Dang District. Dev was arrested at around 6 p.m. on August 29 by police officers attached to the Ward Police Station, Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan. Dev was drunk at the time of arrest, and was taken…

NEPAL: Dalit family beaten and abducted after inter-caste marriage
2017-09-20

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The Jagaran Media Center (JMC) has received information that a Dalit family was beaten at midnight on 10 September 2017 by non-Dalits, after the 25-year-old son married a non-Dalit girl. Bal Bahadur married Ms. Ramma Shahi, a non-Dalit girl of Chadung, Dullu Municipality of Dailekh District, on 28 June…

NEPAL: An eleven year old girl raped and banished from the village after found to be pregnant
2017-07-21

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The Jagaran Media Center (JMC) has received information that a girl (11) of Yaku Arun village development committee (VDC) 5 in Bhojpur District was raped in December 2016. While cooking a meal at home, her neighbor Durga Bahadur Shrestha (20) took advantage of the situation and sexually assaulted her.…