Blogging From Burma

As the tragedy in Burma has unfolded over the last week, accurate information has been extremely hard to come by. In a country with no traditional media worth speaking of, blogging has attempted to fill the void. I won’t comment at length here, but I would like to leave you with a few articles discussing the brave attempts of Burmese bloggers to tell the world about what is going on in their country.

Burmese Government Clamps Down on Internet (NY Times)
Burmese blogs expose junta atrocities (Telegraph)
A vivid cyber window into a violent crackdown (Globe and Mail)

Comments

  1. Apparently there is a lone remaining blogger who, courageously, is using a lightweight messaging service called CBox to post short messages from inside Burma. The story is here: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/lone_remaining_burmese_blogger.php