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Press Releases

August 03, 2016

Uzbekistan Acts Against Brother Of RFE/RL Journalist

A court in Uzbekistan today sentenced the brother of an RFE/RL journalist to in prison in the latest government action involving persons affiliated with the media company's Uzbek Service.
August 01, 2016

RFE/RL Demands Azerbaijan Reopen Baku Bureau

An Azerbaijani court will convene on August 3 to hear RFE/RL’s appeal against the closure of the company's Baku bureau in December 2014 on charges RFE/RL insists are baseless.
July 30, 2016

RFE/RL Journalists Attacked in Armenia

Three RFE/RL Armenian Service journalists were attacked by a large group of plainclothes men late on July 29, while they were covering clashes between riot police and protesters in Yerevan.
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August 29, 2016

Australian Hostage Freed In Afghanistan

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says an Australian aid worker who had been kidnapped in Afghanistan has been freed and is "safe."
August 29, 2016

Iran Inaugurates Its Own Intranet

Iran's official news agency reports the country has launched the first phase of its National Network of Data, an attempt by Tehran to create its own Intranet.
August 29, 2016

Iran Deploys Russian Long-Range Missiles At Nuclear Site

Iranian officials say they have deployed a new Russian-made long-range missile system to protect its Fordo nuclear facility.

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May 03, 2016

UNESCO Lauds Ismayilova Amid Mounting Pressure For Journalist's Freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, imprisoned Azerbaijani investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was named the 2016 recipient of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.
April 26, 2016

Video Nurgazy Dreams Big... And Wins (A Webby Award)

A feature video produced by RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service has won the prestigious Webby People’s Voice Award.
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