Nathan Hamm · May, 2006

Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from May, 2006

Mongolia: Protest Broken Up

Luke Distelhorst reports that Mongolian police forcefully dismantled protesters’ gers (Mongolian yurts) as South Korea's president arrived for a visit. Tom Terry, meanwhile, writes on the reaction of police to Eagle TV reporters’ attempts to film the event.

Kyrgyzstan: Knuckling Down

Claire Wilkinson says that Kyrgyz must seriously think about and enact changes to build a better future rather than acting for short-term benefits, which has done nothing but hurt the country.

Armenia: Chasing Hastert

Arsineh offers a first-hand report on Serj and John of System of a Down hunting down Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, to pressure him to bring to a vote a pending resolution on recognizing the Armenian genocide.

Armenian Blogs on the Armavia Crash

An Airbus A320 flown by the Armenian airline Armavia crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 113 passengers and crew onboard–the worst air crash in Armenia's history. In early reaction to the story, Christian Garbis said that the crash will be hard for all Armenians as well as for the...