Nepal - Alerts
A group of about 30 CPN-M party cadres smashed the windshield and headlights of a Kantipur Publications vehicle and beat the driver and distributors, according to "The Kathmandu Post".
The Censor Board expressed concerns over some of the scenes and narratives of the film "Khagras" which uses metaphor to criticise the political chaos and curtailment of free expression in the country.
An official was angered after news of his involvement in a corruption case and his allegations that the Buddha was corrupt, were reported on ABC Television and the "Janakranti" daily.
The newly appointed minister for information and communication, Maoist leader Agni Sapkota, is believed to have committed serious human rights violations.
Among the journalists injured was Chakra Pani Devkota, who is being treated in hospital for severe head injuries.
Journalist Manoj Bhujel and camera operator Deepak Karki were assaulted while reporting on the fact that parents had gathered at a school in Sunsari to complain about exorbitant fees.
In one recent incident, Deula Singh Thakuri received a death threat after he reported on alleged irregularities in the administration of School Leaving Certificate examinations at some exam centres.
Lav Dev Dhungana of "Kantipur Daily" had gone to the Jorpokhari-Yoyam roadway construction site to prepare a report on alleged financial irregularities surrounding the project.
Pawan Yadav said he had reported on CA Member Shiva Chandra Kushwaha's attempts to forcefully seize land in Bariyarpur.
Prakash Singh said he was threatened after taking a photograph of the Sports Committee office and inquiring about sports activities.
Freedom Forum is concerned over the news that Ram Pukar Raut and Pravin Sharma Jha were detained by police and accused of reprinting a press release by an armed group.
Arjun Jamneli Rai and Bibek Bhattarai have been receiving death threats after they wrote about illegal resource extraction taking place at Sunjora River.
Milan Pariyar, a correspondent for the daily "Naya Patrika", was assaulted in Silgadhi in connection with a news story he had published.
A Constituent Assembly member threatened journalist Mohan Kaji Neupane, accusing him of writing news against her and the UCPN-Maoist party.
Members burned copies of the daily "Daraudi" because of a news item the paper had published, but gave no reason for their attack on programme host Hari Ghimire.
Bishwanath Thakur, editor-in-chief of the "Madhesh Post", received a death threat from an individual who said he was infuriated by the daily's coverage of a Cabinet shuffle.
Shree Ram Rayamajhi says an unidentified caller threatened to kill him over his news coverage.
A number of reporters travelled to the area to attend a press conference organised by political parties to address a local conflict connected to stone mining.
A ruling party cadre told journalist Padma Shrestha he would "convert (his paper) into ash."
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Krishna Esmali and Chudamani Wagle were on their way home when an angry mob assaulted them, demanding to know why they had gone to the police station.