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Nepal loses six spots on global press freedom index to rank 112th out of 180 countries

Environment for journalists working for independent media outlets has been extremely difficult, Reporters Without Borders report says. Nepal loses six spots on global press freedom index to rank 112th out of 180 countries
The World Press Freedom Index 2020 attributed Nepal’s drop on global press freedom index to the KP Sharma Oli administration for introducing draconian laws for restrictions of freedom of the press in the country. Post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : April 22, 2020
Updated at : April 22, 2020 18:51
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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