News editor at https://ekarnalikhabar.com/ Lalit Bista was manhandled while reporting in Kalikot on June 24. Kalikot lies in the Karnali province of Nepal.
On the day of incident, cadres affiliated to Nepal Communist Party displayed black flags at Karnali Province Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi while he was heading towards his home. Editor Bista was manhandled while taking pictures of the protest.
However, editor Bista escaped any injury.
Freedom Forum condemns the incident. Attacking a journalist on duty is a sheer violation of press freedom.
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