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Bhutan: Zam and freedom

The level of silence that Bhutanese media maintained about the departure of a senior journalist Namgay Zam from country is the sheer reflection of how freedom of expression, as guaranteed by the land’s constitution, is flourishing in this Himalayan nation. The media fraternity has not revealed why it was so quiet. Neither it rallied behind…

The Bhutanese government, properly called the first elected government of the kingdom, has completed its second year on the hot seat, without any significant progress at hand to boast for. The biggest achievement for it will be this month end when it holds the SAARC summit for the first time, ever since the regional body…