Scenes from Myanmar

Below is video [via Its my Right to be Left of the Center] of the continuing unrest in Myanmar. Dusty notes that the video "captures the shooting of the japanese journalist Kenji Nagai. ... They killed him because he was filming the protest..and nothing more. AP has a writeup here."

BlueMeme also has a good post thinking about "what is happening in Burma. The ruling party has shut out all outside journalists, and the internal state-controlled media are known to be worthless. But brave citizens have been blogging, sending phonecam videos and pictures and otherwise getting the story out. What you have in Burma, in a sense, is bloggers without journalists."

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