Friday, December 19, 2014



December 05, 2014

Azerbaijan Jails Khadija Ismayilova

Ismayilova, a prominent investigative journalist who contributes to RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service, has been sentenced by a court in Baku to two months of pretrial detention.
May 07, 2014

RFE/RL, VOA Partnership Boosts Georgian Broadcasts

RFE/RL's Georgian Service expanded its broadcasts to 18 hours today, dramatically increase the reach and impact of its programming in this vital Caucasus market.
May 02, 2014

Amid Declining Media Freedom, RFE/RL Presses Ahead

On World Press Freedom Day, a look at the courageous work done by RFE/RL journalists in some of the world's most threatening environments.
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October 10, 2014

Video Promoting Free Media: Informing the Velvet Revolution and the Challenge Today

Join RFE/RL, the Czech Embassy in the US and the Wilson Center for a discussion on the contribution of Western broadcasting to the successful Velvet Revolution, and the challenge faced today by the United States in providing objective information to authoritarian countries.
July 10, 2014

British Ambassador To The Czech Republic Visits RFE/RL

British Ambassador Jan Thompson visited RFE/RL’s Prague headquarters or a foreign policy roundtable discussion with RFE/RL journalists, editors and service directors.
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An Iranian man reads a copy of the 'Hamshahri' newspaper, featuring a picture of Iranian foreign minister Mohamad Javad Zarif and his counterparts from France, Germany, UK, China, Russia and the US, outside a kiosk in Tehran, 25 November 2014.

Video RFE/RLive: Iranian Public Opinion On The Nuclear Talks

Radio Farda journalist Hannah Kaviani and Iranian-American journalist Negar Mortazavi discuss what people inside Iran expected from the negotiations, what are they being told about them by state-run media, and how the debate might unfold domestically over the next seven months. More

A video grab that allegedly shows members of the so-called Islamic State, including military leader and Georgian native Umar al-Shishani (Tarkhan Batirashvili), Nineveh province, Iraq.

Video RFE/RLive: Who Is Islamic State?

RFE/RL "Under The Black Flag" blog author Joanna Paraszczuk discusses Islamic State -- what it is, who controls it and whether its leading personalities are the masterminds they appear to be. More

Georgia -- Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Panjikidze attends a news briefing in Tbilisi, November 5, 2014

Video RFE/RLive: Georgia's Political Crisis

The political crisis in Georgia erupted quickly, but is it all bad news? Might the turmoil open the door to new political options and alliances in advance of Georgia's next general elections in 2016? RFE/RL's Brian Whitmore and David Kakabadze discuss the shakeup and what it means for Georgia. More

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