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South Asia tightening press controls amidst COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the lack of safety for journalists in South Asia even as controls on media freedom…

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This year’s World Press Freedom Day on 3 May falls during COVID-19 lockdowns in many of our countries. Restriction on…

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THE TWO – YEAR ITCH

Illustration : DIWAKAR CHHETRI The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government completes two years in power next month. Despite its strong…