Monday, March 03, 2008

Radio Liberty available on demand.

Since Radio Liberty has been shut down in Armenia, you can listen to their broadcasts on the internet:

I don't know if they still do shortwave broadcasts. During the Soviet times that's how we used to listen to them (and Voice of America).

There is also a new article there about the situation:

... The measure has effectively muzzled the country's already largely compliant media. There has been virtually no news coverage inside Armenia regarding the clashes and deaths. (RFE/RL's Armenian-language broadcasts have been banned from the airwaves since March 1, and its website has been blocked.)

Opposition figure Levon Ter-Petrossian, whose failed bid in the February 19 election sparked the protests, remains under virtual house arrest. His home is surrounded by police and he says he has not been permitted to leave the grounds. ...

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