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Nepal's prime minister celebrated democratic freedoms in his UK speech. But it contradicts what he’s doing at home.

The Oli administration has been roundly criticised for attempting to push through a number of controversial bills, including a Media Council bill and an IT bill, that many say could be used to stifle criticism and muzzle the media. Nepal's prime minister celebrated democratic freedoms in his UK speech. But it contradicts what he’s doing at home.
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Anil Giri & Pranaya SJB Rana
Published at : June 11, 2019
Updated at : June 12, 2019 07:13
Kathmandu

Anil Giri

Anil Giri is a reporter covering diplomacy, international relations and national politics for The Kathmandu Post. Giri has been working as a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, contributing to numerous national and international media outlets.

Pranaya SJB Rana

Pranaya SJB Rana is Features Editor for The Kathmandu Post. He was formerly Op-Ed Editor at the Post from 2012-2015. Rana is the author of a collection of short stories, ‘City of Dreams: Stories’, from Rupa Publications India.


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