|Blue Diamond Society Chairperson and Activists Threatened|
|Bhumika Shrestha, a staff at Blue Diamond Society said that she, her colleague Swastika Lama and BDS chairperson Sunil Babu Pant have been receiving death threats.She added that she was constantly receiving threats from a mobile phone with number 981364109 since December 8 and filed a complaint at Hanumandhoka Police Station on December 12.She said that someone identifying him as Suman Maharjan of New Road was threatening her making it difficult for her to venture out.
Meanwhile, INSEC has issued a statement on December 12, saying that the state silence on the intimidation to the activists working for the rights of third gender people was unsuitable.
The statement signed by INSEC chairperson Subodh Raj Pyakurel has urged the state to assuming the responsibility of protection of the HRDs and to take legal action against the perpetrators.
Ramesh Prasad Timalsina
|Posted on : 2012-12-12 21:01:10