Former Forest and Environment Minister Prem Bahadur Ale threatened senior sub-editor of Kantipur Daily on Monday during a telephone interview.
Miya has accused Ale of abusing and threatening him when he called for a telephone interview on Monday. Federation of Nepali Journalists has condemned the incident in a press release.
Kantipur Publications has clarified that if there were any concerns on the issues of the news, there's a provision of the legal process. However, threatening journalists seriously violates press freedom.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights|
|Secondary Cause||Freedom of Expression|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||UML and affiliated org|
|Actor 1 - Youth||noyouth|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||noyouth|