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Threat of severing to Journalist

Young Communist League (YCL) carders in Lamjung district, lies in the western part of Nepal, threaten journalists to chop-down their bodies.

Journalists,— Milan Sharma, central member of Federation of Nepali Journalist Ash Gurung, Krishna Prasad Adhikari and Anjankumar Himali, Editor of Lamjung based newspaper Lamjung Mirror— received threat while they were covering the news on the clash between YCL and local youths during the Tamuban bandha called by Maoist allied organization Tamuban Mukti Morcha.

Freedom Forum strongly condemns the incident as it violets journalists’ right to reporting in public place. The Forum dubs the incident as a psychological harassment and threat to the journalist and urges the concern political party—UCPN (Maoist) —to control such incidents in the days to come. Forum also asks the government to take necessary legal actions against guilty.

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