Gyanendra Khadka

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A country silenced

April 28, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Nepal After the Coup...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Nepal

March 14, 2005 11:20 AM ET

Nepal Amid an explosive civil conflict between Maoist rebels and government forces, the safety of the Nepalese press hung on the fragile prospects for peace. Estimates of the death toll since the collapse of a six-month cease-fire in August 2003...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Nepal

March 11, 2004 12:03 PM ET

There was hope for a peaceful resolution toe the political violence in Nepal on January 29, 2003, when the government and Maoist rebels signed a cease-fire agreement to halt their seven-year civil conflict. However, the deepening political crisis within the...

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36 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2003More than a third killed during conflict in Iraq

January 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 2, 2004—A total of 36 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2003, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). This is a sharp increase from 2002, when 19 journalists were...

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CPJ condemns attacks on journalists by government forces and Maoists

September 15, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 15, 2003— The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the recent wave of attacks on journalists by government security forces and by Maoist rebel forces in Nepal. Since rebels broke a cease-fire agreement on August 27, reports...

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Journalist brutally murdered

September 8, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 8, 2003—Gyanendra Khadka, a journalist with the government news agency Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), was killed on Sunday, September 7, in Jyamire, in Nepal’s eastern Sindhupalchowk District. CPJ is investigating the incident. According to RSS, a group...

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