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Nepali Journalist Arrested For Sharing News On Facebook

Categories: South Asia, Nepal, Economics & Business

Aakar Anil [1] reports that Dinesh Acharya, the Editor of Nepali business weekly Share Bazaar, has been arrested on 30th September 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal on charges of sharing a news article on a Facebook page. He was detained on charges of violating the controversial clause 47 of the Electronic Transaction Act based on a complaint filed by an industrialist.