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Day 2: Nepal Democracy Movement

More than a thousand have been arrested, many have been beaten up, several killed, and Home Minister Kamal Thapa has threatened martial law. If there was a time when the international community could reach out in solidarity, this is it. Democracy For Nepal, DFN, has talked of two events in New York City among the Nepali diaspora and friends of Nepal: April 8: New Year, April 9.

A Global Voices blog entry got the blogger an offer from the BBC World Service to participate in a discussion on Nepal: BBC Calls. Phalano.com has photos: Day 1 Photos, Day 2 Photos.

INSN has detailed coverage on the action in the streets: Patan: 1990 Revisited, Reports On Arrests, Protestors Declare Kirtipur Independent, Day I: One Killed, Hundreds Arrested Nationwide, Two Hurt In Police Firing, Protestors Police Clash All Over The Valley.

United We Blog, UWB, has some great coverage on the protests: Kirtipur And Patan Through Lens, Royal Madness, General Strike Day II Updates, General Strike Day I Diary, On Photos: April Uprising I.

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