by Nathan Hamm on 5/13/2005

I’ve heard that people inside of Uzbekistan cannot get to Ferghana.ru. The website is on fire. Tons of stories and there’s absolutely no way that I could keep up even if they were all in English.

For those able to access them, the newsline is here and the main news page is here. Lyndon has a translation of one of their stories–one claiming that hundreds have been killed–up.

For those in the country, Ozod Ovoz recommends the following proxies to try to get around blocks on sites: anonymizer.com, anonymouse.ws, safeproxy.org, kub.kz, anonymizer.ru, proxyone.com, guardster.com

I’ll try to skim through for the best when I can.

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Nathan is the founder and Principal Analyst for Registan, which he launched in 2003. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uzbekistan 2000-2001 and received his MA in Central Asian Studies from the University of Washington in 2007. Since 2007, he has worked full-time as an analyst, consulting with private and government clients on Central Asian affairs, specializing in how socio-cultural and political factors shape risks and opportunities and how organizations can adjust their strategic and operational plans to account for these variables. More information on Registan's services can be found here, and Nathan can be contacted via Twitter or email.

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