Radio Free Nepal

February 16, 2005

Radio Free Nepal

King Gyandendra of Nepal has issued a ban on independent news broadcasts and has threatened to punish newspapers for reports that run counter to the official monarchist line. Given that any person in Nepal publishing reports critical of “the spirit of the royal proclamation” is subject to punishment and/or imprisonment, contributors to this blog will publish their reports from Nepal anonymously

See alsoTrouble in a Bogus Paradise & Nepal Now

I’m just starting to read up on this emergency/coup in Nepal and it, like Zimbabwe under Mugabe , would turn a country with democracy, into a bloody (although it’s bloodless now) thug-led country.