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Government tables bill that will allow intelligence agencies to listen in to private conversations

Provisions in the bill contradict the spirit of the constitutional rights to freedom of expression and privacy, analysts say. Government tables bill that will allow intelligence agencies to listen in to private conversations
Clause 10 of the Nepal Special Service Bill states that audio or audiovisual conversation at the individual or institutional level that are suspicious can be kept under surveillance, monitored or intercepted. Post Photo
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Binod Ghimire
Published at : December 30, 2019
Updated at : December 30, 2019 20:19
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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