The U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors condemned the beheading of American journalist Steven Joel Sotloff by the extremist group Islamic State, while reiterating demands for information about missing Alhurra TV reporter Bashar Fahmi.
As Skopje promotes its new look in 2014, journalists warn that pressures below the surface threaten media freedom.
In the latest incident targeting independent activists and journalists in Azerbaijan, photographer Ilgar Nasibov was badly beaten in Naxicivan.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors has condemned the reported beheading of American journalist James Wright Foley by the Islamist extremist group Islamic State and the threat to murder another journalist in connection with U.S. action in Iraq.
As extremist militants spread into northern and western Iraq, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq is on the ground, keeping local audiences informed of events.
An RFE/RL correspondent recounts what he saw in North Waziristan after traveling across the beleaguered region recently.
Orken Bissenov, a correspondent with RFE/RL's Kazakh service, was released on June 1 after being arrested while on a reporting assignment and jailed on charges of 'minor hooliganism.'
Dr. Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari was shot and killed at a checkpoint near his office in a tragic incident.
An RFE/RL correspondent in Crimea was abducted by gunmen and released after being warned not to return.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Index on Censorship recognized Azeri journalist Khadija Ismayilova among eight women "who fought for freedom of expression in the last year."
The OSCE has condemned attacks targeting journalists and media outlets in Simferapol, Donetsk and Kharkiv.
Access inside Tajikistan to the website of RFE/RL's Tajik Service has been blocked since February 22.