Nepal - IFEX Member Campaigns
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.
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.
The International Fact Finding and Advocacy Mission to Nepal visited the country from 23 to 27 February 2012 to assess the media freedom situation.
In a letter to the newly-elected prime minister, CPJ expressed alarm over the planned amnesty of criminal cases pending from past political violence.
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.
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.
The organisations outlined their concerns about the government's failure to protect the right to free expression.
CEHURDES provides a recap of the state of press freedom and calls for the promulgation of the constitution.
(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - The following is a 31 March 2009 joint statement by ARTICLE 19, FNJ and Freedom Forum:
(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:
(FNJ/IFEX) -The following is a joint statement by FNJ and the International Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression Mission to 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.