Best of RFE/RL
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July 19, 2013
Bosnia's 'Baby-lution' Among The Stories Honored In June
Bosnia experiences a “Baby-lution,” a world champion boxer from Ukraine takes on national politics, and non-Persian students are enticed by promises of cheap travel and lodging to be “rent-a-protesters” at an Iranian opposition demonstration in Paris. These were among the reports and innovations that took top honors as June’s “Best of RFE/RL.”
June 14, 2013
Afghanistan Back-Pedals On Women's Rights And Fences Go Up In Georgia -- These And Other Stories Awarded In May
Women’s rights in Afghanistan, corruption in Uzbekistan, and arbitrary borders imposed in Georgia were among the investigative and multi-media reports that took top honors in May’s “Best of RFE/RL” competition.
May 17, 2013
Historic Debates and Groundbreaking Use of Digital Media Recognized in April
What do the teachers and neighbors in Kyrgyzstan remember of alleged Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? RFE/RL journalists asked that question, organized the first-ever debates between tribal candidates in Pakistan’s regional elections and employed an array of new technologies to cover Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia in articles that were judged among the “Best of RFE/RL” in April.
April 26, 2013
Breaking News Coverage in Azerbaijan and Pakistan Honored By RFE/RL Colleagues
RFE/RL's monthly “Best of RFE/RL" competition recognized journalists' achievements in covering such stories as police crackdowns in Azerbaijan, kidnappings in Pakistan, literal roadblocks to humanitarian assistance in Ukraine, and a commemoration of Stalin’s victims in Belarus.
March 15, 2013
Reporting On The Death Of A Russian Child In Texas, Armenian Election Coverage Among “The Best of RFE/RL” In February
The tragic death of an adopted Russian child in Texas, the stories of the victims of state-sponsored violence directed at the post-election Green Movement in Iran, and multilingual/multiplatform coverage of the historic meeting between the presidents of Serbia and Kosovo were among the issues addressed by winning entries in the February 2013 "Best of RFE/RL" competition.
February 22, 2013
“Democracy March” in Pakistan, Video Portrait of Afghan Poverty Earn Top Honors in January
The winning entries in January's edition of RFE/RL's internal journalism competition, "Best of RFE/RL" included outstanding coverage of a huge, multi-day "Democracy March" in Pakistan, revealing allegations of torture in a Tajik prison, heartbreaking reporting on a family enslaved at a brickworks in Afghanistan, and a fresh new look at the remotest parts of Ukraine.