2007 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Agnes Dherbeys

Cosmos / Eve

16 April, 2006

Protesters throw stones in the suburb of Kalanki, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Protesters march on the royal palace, demonstrating against King Gyanendra. In February 2005, the monarch had dismissed the government of the country and assumed power. A general strike called by opposition parties in April 2006, was followed by an intensive campaign of anti-royal demonstrations and clashes with police around the country. By the end of the month, the king had capitulated and agreed to the reinstitution of parliament.

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Agnes Dherbeys

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