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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Kathmandu, [Wednesday] 27 October: Nepal has the worst press freedom in South Asia, according to the third annual worldwide index of press freedom unveiled by Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), a Paris-based media body. The report unveiled Tuesday, has placed Nepal at the 160th position among 167 countries.
According to the report, Nepal's picture is grim due to escalating violence from both the government and Maoist side over the years. "Successive governments are partly to blame, but political groups, especially Maoist rebels in Nepal, as well as organized …