The UPR report was submitted jointly by Freedom Foru and Netherlands-based organization Free Press Unlimited (FPU) in the thirty-seventh Session of the Working Group on the UPR under the themes FoE, access to information and safety to journalists.
The report has rated Nepal as having obstructed civic space on the basis of data on freedoms of association, peaceful assembly & expression in 2020. Civic space is declining around the world, reads the report.
Freedom Forum this time has come up with an assessment report on ‘The Impact of COVID-19 in Nepali Media’. It is a result of the FF’s continuous watch on freedom of expression and information, press freedom, journalists’ rights and media industry in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic that began showing its effects in Nepal since the beginning of 2020.