88. Deteriorating status of Press Freedom and Freedom of Speech  in Nepal surrounding COVID-19 pandemic

00:00 /

This episode of podcast focused on status of press freedom and freedom of expression after enforcement of lockdown owing to noble corona virus in Nepal.  From March 24 to the end of June, 2020, a total 54 cases of violation were recorded. Out of which 45 cases of press freedom violation and 9 cases of freedom of speech were noted. Also, we have recorded violation cases from January to March 23, 2020 before lockdown where only 12 incidents of violation were recorded. However, this data represents highly growing number of violation cases around COVID-19 pandemic after enforcement of lockdown.