Kyrgyz government blog crackdown update

Boing Boing reader Paul says,
This is regarding the article you posted today on Kyrgyz .gov hijacking news websites. The article stated that there is a lack of foreign correspondents (true) and public access to the internet. As far as I know the Kyrgyz government has been progressive with public internet access and when I was there a year and half ago they had modern computers running XP with available peripheral devices such as scanners in the post office of nearly every town (including small towns of a few thousand people).

For recent pictures "on the ground" pictures from the Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society see here, blog photos here, Muslim Uzbekistan (AP/Reuters) photos here.

The best Kyrgyz blog would probably be: , also

For Peace Corps blogs: ,,,,

And a plug for a good friend who keeps me up-to-date from slightly less volatile Azerbaijan (Caustic Commentary From The Caucasus) -

Previously on Boing Boing -- Report: Kyrgyzstan government hijacking news websites