Robert Penner, a software developer, has been an outspoken advocate for minorities in Nepal. He was reportedly arrested by police for “posting a provocative message on Twitter aimed at spreading social discord."
After nearly a decade of political infighting, the downfall of the monarchy, a civil war and an earthquake, Nepal this week overwhelmingly adopted its first democratic constitution. India's reaction has been pretty terse.
Security forces reportedly opened fire on a demonstration in southern Nepal hours before the country was set to adopt its first democratic constitution.