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reporters with the Mountain Television attacked

The banda (general shutdown) enforcers have been targeting media even on the third day (22 May) of the 3-day nationwide banda in Nepal.

Various incidents of press freedom violations have been recorded by the Freedom Forum with continuous updates.

On May 21, reporters with the Mountain Television- Rameshwor Sapkota, Dharmendra Sapkota and Mukti Shrestha and cameraperson Pratikshya Sharma were attacked by banda enforcers at Imadol of Lalitpur, district in the Kathmandu valley while making reports about the banda, said their colleague, Tirtha Bhandari.

Freedom Forum condemns this incident which have violated press freedom and citizen's rights to information.

Freedom Forum is to continue updates on the press freedom violation.

For more information,
Freedom Forum
01-4102030/ 4102022