Nepal - IFEX Member Campaigns

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31 May 2012 |

Mission reminds Nepal: No excuse for deferring press freedom

A new report on the risks to Nepal's media should remind political parties that peace and stability are not prerequisites to media freedom but rather that a strong, independent press operating without fear is a requirement for a healthy civil society.
9 April 2012 |

Government urged to adopt free press recommendations

The International Fact Finding and Advocacy Media Mission to Nepal has finished its review of specific provisions from the country's draft constitution that the Constituent Assembly will finalize by 28 May.
28 February 2012 |

Mission finds worsening law reform, impunity and self-censorship

The International Fact Finding and Advocacy Mission to Nepal visited the country from 23 to 27 February 2012 to assess the media freedom situation.
19 September 2011 |

Killers of journalists could go free, warns CPJ

In a letter to the newly-elected prime minister, CPJ expressed alarm over the planned amnesty of criminal cases pending from past political violence.
17 June 2011 |

Journalists plan nation-wide protests after latest attack

The events will begin with black-band protests all over the country and an active process of lobbying with national and international human rights bodies for their involvement in addressing the latest attack and the overall climate of impunity that prevails.
27 January 2011 |

International community urges Nepal to address impunity and protect journalists

At the tenth session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group, impunity was by far the most repeated issue by the delegates, with reference to the continuous attacks against media workers and human rights defenders in Nepal.
12 July 2010 |

ARTICLE 19 and Freedom Forum submission to UN Universal Periodic Review

The organisations outlined their concerns about the government's failure to protect the right to free expression.
3 May 2010 |

People of Nepal are unable to enjoy World Press Freedom Day, says CEHURDES

CEHURDES provides a recap of the state of press freedom and calls for the promulgation of the constitution.
1 April 2009 |

ARTICLE 19 and FNJ express concern over government's adoption of regressive film regulation

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - The following is a 31 March 2009 joint statement by ARTICLE 19, FNJ and Freedom Forum:
9 February 2009 |

Press freedom still under threat despite hopes for improvement on return to democratic rule

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - The following is a joint action by five IFEX members and other organizations that make up the International Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression Mission:
14 April 2008 |

International Media Mission denounces violations of media freedom during electoral period

(FNJ/IFEX) -The following is a joint statement by FNJ and the International Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression Mission to Nepal:
1 March 2008 |

International mission and local members fight back in face of media crackdown surrounding elections in Nepal

As Nepal headed into constituent assembly elections on 10 April, press freedom violations continued unabated across the country, despite a government promise earlier this year to "take seriously" the safety of media workers.

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