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Life threat to Journalist

An unidentified person phoned and threatened journalist Pawan Adhikari, a reporter for Rajdhani daily in eastern Sunsari district on May 1. According to journalist Adhikari, the caller warned him of killing if the latter do not stop to write the news on Unity Life International (ULI), a network allegedly operating illegally in Nepal, in the days to come.

This is not first incident, staffers of ULI has been thrashing and misbehaving with journalist since last couple of weeks across the country regarding the news report about Unity.

Freedom Forum denounces the incident as it violets the norms of press freedom and curtails journalist's right to cover and impart news on public concern affair. The Forum asks the government to investigate the incident and bring the guilty to book at the earliest.