Daily Digest for 24 July 2012

24 July 2012 | Nepal

Journalist targeted by police in alleged murder plot

In an audio recording of a conversation, a police inspector can be heard ordering an attack on journalist Abadhes Kumar Jha.

Compiled by Diane Partenio

24 July 2012 | Ethiopia

Weekly blocked for reporting on Meles' health

The government ordered that 30,000 copies of Feteh newspaper be blocked for national security reasons after the paper reported that the prime minister had been hospitalised in Brussels.

Compiled by Erin Woycik

24 July 2012 | Peru

Journalist gets intimidating calls after covering mining conflict

Jacqueline Fowks received two threatening calls of a sexual nature which she believes are related to her comments on the mining conflict in Cajamarca.

Asia and Pacific
Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras

24 July 2012 | Nepal

Journalist compensated after unfair dismissal

Ram Prasad Dahal believes that he was sacked in 2005 because of his political beliefs and opposition to the absolute power held by the Nepali monarchy at the time.

Middle East and North Africa
Compiled by Khadija Mahi

24 July 2012 | Egypt

One worker killed, three injured during protest

Unknown individuals began shooting randomly into the crowd of protesting textile workers.

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