Saturday, April 30, 2016

Press Room News

  • RFE/RL’s video documentary “Desperate Honeymoon” won Silver and Bronze medals at the New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards ceremony in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 19. The documentary follows a newlywed Syrian couple as they flee their war-torn country and make the fraught journey to Europe in pursuit of a new life.
  • RFE/RL’s service to Pakistan, Radio Mashaal, reported on a government middle school that had only two rooms without a boundary wall. An education activist from the same southern Balochistan province thanked Mashaal and reported that the provincial government has released 6.6 million Pakistani rupees (USD 66,000) for the construction of the boundary wall and two more rooms.

Press Releases

April 14, 2016

Nobel Laureate The Subject Of New Book

The Belarus Service has compiled more than two decades of material on celebrated author Svetlana Alexievich.
March 31, 2016

Czech Republic Honors Klose, Pechacek, RFE/RL For Defending Freedom

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka honors longtime RFE/RL executives for their "work for democracy, human rights and freedom,” thanks RFE/RL “for being a stable point of objectivity in the cosmos of disinformation.”
March 18, 2016

RFE/RL Condemns Pressure Tactics Against Moscow Bureau

On March 18, RFE/RL's Moscow bureau administrator was approached at her home by two unknown men identifying themselves as journalists with Russia's NTV channel and seeking personal information.
More Press Releases

In Memoriam

Veteran Turkmen Service Journalist Dies

Rozynazar Khudayberdyev's career at RFE/RL spanned almost 20 years.

RFE/RL Commentator, Writer, and Journalist Giovanni Bensi Dies

Veteran RFE/RL Russian Service commentator and foreign correspondent dies.