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Radio Journalist Attacked

Journalist Ganesh BK associate with Radio Miteri was attacked by local people on August 2 in Bajhang, a district lies in province 7 of Nepal.

According to the Freedom Forum representative DR Pant, two local youths attacked to journalist BK in Chainpur at 10 pm night while he was having dinner. Youth accused BK against air the news.

BK sustained injuries in his head and hand. Injured journalist was in under treatment in local medical.

Freedom Forum condemns the incident that obstructed on journalist's right to free reporting. It is the sheer violation of press freedom. FF urges the concerned authority to take action against the attacker and respect press freedom.


For further information;

Freedom Forum

Thapathali, Kathmandu

Post Box No: 24292

Phone No. 4102030, 4102022

Website: www.nepalpressfreedom.org; www.freedomforum.org.np

Email: monitoring@freedomforum.org.npinfo@freedomforum.org.np;