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Free press on edge as new laws come into force today

The government’s new Criminal Code and Criminal Procedures Code, expected to reform the country’s legal system by replacing ages-old ‘Muluki Ain’, go into effect on Friday, amid fears that the new privacy provisions outlined in the codes would hamper free press in the country. Free press on edge as new laws come into force today
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Binod Ghimire
Published at : August 17, 2018
Updated at : August 17, 2018 20:37
Kathmandu

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.


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