Journalists in Trouble
Monday 20 February 2017
February 10, 2017
RFE/RL Condemns Turkmenistan's Treatment of Journalists
On the eve of presidential elections in Turkmenistan, RFE/RL has condemned a government campaign that has subjected its correspondents and their family members to physical assault, societal pressure, surveillance, and imprisonment.
February 09, 2017
Date Set For RFE/RL Crimea Contributor’s Trial
February 08, 2017
RFE/RL Afghan Correspondent Wounded In Bomb Attack
February 02, 2017
Report: Killing Of Journalists Falls In 2016 From Record Level
An international press freedom group says the number of journalists killed in connection with their work is set to decline in 2016 from record levels in previous years, but that deaths of journalists covering war zones are on the rise.
February 02, 2017
Watchdog Cites Global 'Dual Threat' From Authoritarian Powers, Populist Movements
U.S.-based liberty-and-democracy watchdog Freedom House says threats to political rights and civil liberties are increasing as authoritarian governments gain strength and populist and nationalist forces rise in the West.
January 25, 2017
RFE/RL Crimea Contributor Indicted
December 19, 2016
U.S. OSCE Envoy Condemns Punitive Actions Against Journalists In Central Asia
U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE Daniel Baer expressed concern about the Turkmen government’s imprisonment of two RFE/RL journalists, while singling out the government’s punishment of their family members for special censure.
December 05, 2016
Turkmenistan Escalates Attacks Against RFE/RL Journalists
Turkmen authorities have arrested an RFE/RL contributor on charges of possessing chewing tobacco, only days after one RFE/RL correspondent was threatened with arrest and another was physically injured in a series of violent attacks.
November 28, 2016
UPDATE: Accreditation Restored to RFE/RL Journalists in Tajikistan
Tajik authorities had revoked the accreditation of six members of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Tajik Service on Friday, November 25, the latest act in a series of incidents targeting the company’s reporting inside the country.