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Nepal's government is aggressively pursuing journalists and it could get worse under a new legislation

The detention of and subsequent charges filed against journalist Arjun Giri earlier this week under the Electronic Transaction Act for publishing a story about a local businessman has reignited the conversation about existing and proposed laws in Nepal, which media advocates say could be used to stifle press freedom. Nepal's government is aggressively pursuing journalists and it could get worse under a new legislation
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Published at : April 17, 2019
Updated at : April 18, 2019 19:12
Kathmandu

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