King Gyandendra of Nepal has issued a ban on independent news broadcasts and has threatened to punish newspapers for reports that run counter to the official monarchist line. Given that any person in Nepal publishing reports critical of "the spirit of the royal proclamation" is subject to punishment and/or imprisonment, contributors to this blog will publish their reports from Nepal anonymously.
16 February 2005
Radio Free Nepal
Rebecca MacKinnon's RConversations and Jeff Jarvis's Buzz Machine have introduced a new blog, Radio Free Nepal, with this "chilling intro":
Posted by Joel at 2/16/2005 08:25:00 PM