KATHMANDU: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), the umbrella organisation of working journalists throughout the country, held a morning rally today to mark the World Press Freedom (WPF) Day.
The rally comprising journalists and civil society organisations started from Bhrikutimandap and circled different parts of Kathmandu valley before converging into a corner assembly at the same place.
FNJ office-holders, former presidents and functionaries, media persons from different media houses and the civil society leaders participated in the rally.
Addressing the rally, FNJ President Shiva Gaunle said that freedom of expression and media security are under threat even at this century.
On the occasion, General Secretary Om Sharma stressed that the new constitution should incorporate all the freedoms provided by the Interim Constitution.
According to the FNJ, 33 media persons have been killed while three others are still unaccounted for over the last 11 years in Nepal.