Fuel Shortage 2

Kathmandu, Bangladesh. 2015


A severe fuel shortage has forced people in Nepal to travel on the roofs of buses, which generally is not allowed for safety reasons. Protesters have blocked a key border point with India since September, preventing the import of fuel and other supplies. Nepal has adopted a new Constitution aimed at bolstering its transformation from a Hindu Monarchy to a Secular Democracy, and minorities in the southern plains denounce the new constitution for failing to protect their rights. A bus with its roof full of passengers.

© Jordi Matas


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