USA Today reports that the small Himalayan nation of Nepal is feeling the squeeze in the wake of a cell-phone ban. King Gyanendra shut down cell service after seizing power last month and declaring a state of emergency—purportedly in response to the threat posed by a Maoist insurgency. The cell ban is intended to make it difficult for government opponents to coordinate, but ordinary citizens and businesspeople are being hurt by the mobile blackout as well. A third of the country's telephones are mobiles.
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