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25 June 2013

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Nepali Journalists Arrested for Reporting on College Students’ Sex Lives

Three Nepali journalists were arrested on charges of publishing indecent and defaming content online. Police took them into custody after officials at a public university complained that the journalists had written about female students using eggplants as sex toys.

9 May 2011

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Nepal: Facebooking Revolt and Censorship

Arab spring has brought  winds of change into Nepal. On Saturday, May 7, group of young people gathered near Maitighar area of capital Kathmandu demanding speedy resolution to the current deadlocke caused by delay in formulating new constitution. Inspired by a Facebook page Show up, Stand up, Speak up, they conducted peaceful protest and...

24 December 2010

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Nepal: Journalist Attacked for International Reporting

Nepalese journalist Shreedeep Rayamajhi is an accomplished blogger and journalist, writing for international news organizations such as GroundReport and CNN's iReport.  Rayamajhi writes for prestigious local publications as well, such as the Nepal Travellers Publication, and works for a US-based nonprofit in Kathmandu. Rayamajhi began receiving anonymous e-mail threats for...