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Video footage obtained by this Japanese TV station shows that the Japanese photojournalist who died during the crackdown in Rangoon was shot at point-blank range by a Burmese soldier.  

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Blogs evade media ban in Myanmar

by Mathew on September 26, 2007

When the Soviet Union was under Communist rule, dissidents in Soviet countries exchanged information and commented on current events using photocopied newsletter-style publications called "samizdat" that were handed around from person to person. Now, the Internet allows dissidents and protesters of all kinds to get information out of totalitarian countries much more quickly (although there…