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Journalist Mandal threatened

Freedom Forum expresses its concern over the continued incidents of press freedom violation across the country.

The Freedom Forum has witnessed that a journalist Kamlesh Mandal from Mahottari, a district in the eastern Tarai of the country was threatened of action by the Local Development Officer Rajendra Dev Pande in the district on April 9, 2011.

Journalist Mandal associated with the Avenues TV, and the Rajdhani national daily was threatened and verbally abused by the LDO Pande, a responsible government officer after journo Mandal's reporting on 'district activities hampered after 12 government offices had no office chiefs in Mahottari' was telecast on the Avenues TV and published in the Rajdhani Daily from the Capital on April 8 .

Freedom Forum condemns verbal abuse on Mandal by the responsible government official .

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Freedom Forum
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