The Azeri government's decision to ban all international broadcasters, including RFE/RL, VOA, and BBC, essentially guarantees a monopoly for state-controlled media and prevents any independent news broadcasts from reaching the Azeri people.
Kyrgyz authorities said today that RFE/RL's popular Kyrgyz-language service will not be restored to the airwaves unless its programs are submitted to the government for prior approval.
Harassment against civil society and independent journalists continues in Turkmenistan ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections, RFE/RL reports.
On the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, RFE/RL examines modern-day challenges to the convention.
Authorities in this Central Asian country confirm that RFE/RL radio and television broadcasts have been taken off the air.
RFE/RL President Jeffrey Gedmin and Brookings Institution scholar Kenneth Pollack assess the impact of Barack Obama's election on America's image abroad during a November 21 briefing in Washington, DC.
For her groundbreaking report on children who fought in the Balkan Wars, RFE/RL's Mirjana Rakela has won the European Union's prestigious Natali Prize.
Eyewitness reports gathered by RFE/RL suggest that ethnic-Georgian villages came under heavy shell fire during the week leading up to the outbreak of hostilities on August 7.
The United States and Europe are reacting with concern to Azerbaijan's proposal to discontinue local radio broadcasts of international media at the end of the year.
Despite routine harrassment from Iranian authorities and a dangerous security situation in Iraq, RFE/RL's Persian and Iraqi Services have survived and thrived since they first went on the air ten years ago today.
In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL, Georgia's Foreign Minister says Russia is not abiding by the cease-fire agreement it signed.