Nepal calls for freedom to express

Updated: Sep 13, 2012 23:09 IST

An artist, with his eye taped, takes part in a protest demanding the safety of artist Manish Harijan and his freedom of expression, near the Kathmandu District Administration Office (DAO) in Kathmandu. According to the local media, the protest was organised by Nepalese artists because of the death threat received by Harijan for creating and exhibiting paintings depicting Hindu gods blended into images of western superheroes like Ghost Rider and Superman. (Reuters)
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An artist, with his eye taped, takes part in a protest demanding the safety of artist Manish Harijan and his freedom of expression, near the Kathmandu District Administration Office (DAO) in Kathmandu. According to the local media, the protest was organised by Nepalese artists because of the death threat received by Harijan for creating and exhibiting paintings depicting Hindu gods blended into images of western superheroes like Ghost Rider and Superman. (Reuters)

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