It is very distressing to see what is going on in Tibet. It is also very distressing to see the very nominal mention of Tibet on main news sites.
Surprisingly, BoingBoing.net (typically a “fun” site with links to interesting and as BB says, “wonderful things,” with a tech focus) has proven to be one of the most useful sources of independent information on the crisis and atrocities going on now.
And unlike any other site I have found, BB coverage includes dispatches from Americans in China now, reporting on web censorship going on in China now and misinformation being provided to its citizens. One American reported his Chinese students trust their government 100% no matter what – very chilling:
The above link in turn includes links to previous BB posts on the Tibet crisis.
It is saying something that a small independent blog has proven to be one of the best sources of information on the Tibet crisis compared with the so-called US “news outlets”…