Journalist associated with Patra Weekly, Rabi Panday was misbehaved by unknown group of two-three people on August 22, 2018 in Nawalparasi.
Nawalparasi lies in province 5 of Nepal.
The journalist was misbehaved reasoning the news written by him.
Freedom Forum condemns the incident as it is a sheer violation of press freedom. Journalists' right to free reporting and right to information is constitutionally guaranteed. If someone has reservations towards the news published they could adopt the legal way. Thus, attacking and intimidating journos should stop and concerned authority should take action against immediately against the culprit and ensure justice as well as safety to the working journalists.
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