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Nepal: Prisoners of conscience

, Index number: ASA 31/010/2001

Yubaraj Ghimirey, Binod Raj Gyawali and Kailash Sirohiya, the editor-in-chief, director and managing director of the main Nepali newspaper Kantipur, have been arrested solely for exercising their right to freedom of expression. Amnesty International considers them prisoners of conscience and is calling for their immediate and unconditional release.

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