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Police in Nepal Quash Rally Against King

Police in Nepal’s capital arrested 12 rights activists and quashed a rally to protest the king’s emergency rule Thursday, while rebels in the southwest killed five policemen and freed comrades from a jail during a raid on a town. Police in Katmandu detained the activists as they arrived for a rally by human rights group Peace Society Nepal, hustling them into police vans and slapping a security cordon around the planned rally site to block other activists from gathering. It was one of the first attempts to hold such a rally since Feb. 1, when King Gyanendra sacked an interim government, imposed emergency rule and suspended civil liberties, saying the moves were needed to control the intensifying Maoist insurgency. Full Story

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