Kathmandu, Sept 4
Photojournalist Club Nepal has urged the bodies concerned to create environment conducive for the journalists to disseminate news and information in a free and fearless manner.
Issuing a press release, the Club said that more photo journalists, who were on their duty, were injured in a clash that occurred between locals and police personnel at Pulchowk on Thursday in course of pulling the chariot of Rato Machchhindranath. Prakash Mathema of AFP, Niranjan Shrestha of AP, Sunita Dangol of Annapurna Post, Skanda Gautam and Prateek Rayamajhi of The Himalayan Times were injured in the clash.
The press release reads, “The Photojournalist Club Nepal urges all to create environment conducive for the media sector, the fourth estate, in order to disseminate news and information.”