This week many cartoonists targeted new laws that restrict press freedom. Their work highlights the fears of shrinking space for media and increasingly authoritarian tendencies of the government.
On the computer screen: Warning! Evidence found!
On the newspaper: Press
PM Oli: Nothing like that, don’t be scared
In his pocket: Criminal Code Act
Reporter holds up: Criminal code (left), Bill regarding privacy (right)
Sher Bahadur Deuba and KP Oli: Take it there, not here
Prachanda: Great! I am neither here nor there!
Photographer 1: Mr. PM, can I take a photo?
Photographer 2: Are you sure? Do you give permission?
Photographer 3: The previous one was a bit shaky. Can I take another?
In Newspaper: Prohibition on taking photographs without permission