Dhan Bahadur Rokka Magar

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Nepal

March 31, 2003 12:04 PM ET

Political turmoil and an intensified Maoist insurgency severely strained Nepal's young democracy and profoundly challenged the country's independent media. In November 2001, the government, then led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, imposed a state of emergency, introduced a sweeping...

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CPJ condemns harassment of journalists by Maoist rebels

February 28, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 28, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the recent harassment of two journalists by Maoist rebel forces in Nepal. In separate incidents, Maoist rebels have threatened journalists whose reporting criticized the "People's War." In mid-February, reporters...

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