Global Report-14-Jan-2009

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http://www.instablogs.com/ Nepali Journalist murdered Number of impunity and terrorism attacks is being high in Nepal. Terai, the southern part of Nepal, near to India has become cancer of the country. This week, Uma Singh, a female radio journalist working in Janakpur, prominent religious place of Nepal was murdered by unknown forces using weapons. It is still not clear who killed the journalist, who was in her mid-20s but her father and brother were abducted and killed by Maoists two years ago. She had spoken about the difficulties of working in south-east Nepal, where armed groups have recently mushroomed. Ms. Singh is the first women journalist who was murdered. Previously, more than two dozen male journalists were killed by different forces. Insecurity for journalists is being raised in Nepal whereas many journalists get threatened by different forces regarding the news and views. Co founder of los Zetas arrested Mexico has captured one of the founders of the “zetas” Gulf cartel's brutal squad of hit men that is behind much of the country's bloodshed. Miguel Angel Soto Parra, arrested on Wednesday in Mexico City, is a former police officer who was one of the earliest members of the Zetas, a group of hit men made up largely of army deserters. The Gulf cartel, which relies on the Zetas to settle scores with rival gangs, is one of Mexico's top smuggling groups, running Colombian cocaine into Texas via the border cities of Matamoros, Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo. The Ugandan Rebel The Ugandan rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army, LRA, has slaughtered at least 537 people and kidnapped another 408 in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since September. Troops from DR Congo, Uganda and South Sudan have conducted joint operations against the LRA since December, but the military action has provoked further retaliatory raids by the rebels against the local civilian population. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Says over 100,000 people have also been forced to flee ...

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