Hundreds of youth protest in Nepal against government's response to COVID-19 crisis

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Published on June 13, 2020 - Duration: 01:50s

Hundreds of youth protest in Nepal against government's response to COVID-19 crisis

They did not chant slogans, maintained distance and sat on the side of the roads with placards demanding that the government to properly handle the coronavirus crisis.

Various groups of youngsters have continued to demonstrate in Kathmandu and across the country demanding that the government should be more cautious about the measures to contain the pandemic which has infected over 5,000 people in the Himalayan nation.

They have been demanding PCR tests, putting an end to RDT, implementing fourtier triage approach for all at risk, protecting frontline health care and hospital workers, providing legally-binding protection against stigma and discrimination in suspected or positive COVID-19 cases.

In the last four days, independent protests have been organized in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Dhangadhi, Chitwan, Surkhet, Birgunj, Dhankuta, Bhaktapur, Butwal, Dang, Palpa, Hetauda, Lalitpur among other places.


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