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Journalists in Trouble: RFE/RL Hosts Wife of Imprisoned Crimean Journalist in Washington, D.C.

RFE/RL hosts Kateryna Yesypenko in D.C.; Armenian journalists targeted with Pegasus spyware; RFE/RL marks International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Belarus; and more.

RFE/RL’s JamieFly Presses Officials On Journalist Safety During Visit To Georgia, Armenia

RFE/RL President Jamie Fly addressed the importance of press freedom and journalist safety during visits last week to Georgia and Armenia.

Statement by RFE/RL President Jamie Fly

RFE/RL Armenian Service journalist Artak Khulian and cameraman Karen Chilingarian were attacked by a group of protesters who kicked them, used abusive language against them, and damaged their equipment.

RFE/RL’s “Desperate Honeymoon” Documentary Wins New York Festivals Awards

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.

UNICEF Awards RFE/RL’s Armenian Youth Program

RFE/RL’s Armenian service has been presented the “Responsible Coverage” award by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Armenian Public Relations Association (APRA) for its daily youth radio program,…

RFE/RL Bureau Chief Attacked in Armenian Capital

In what appears to be a politically motivated act of violence, the acting Chief of RFE/RL’s Yerevan bureau was attacked last night in downtown Yerevan.

RFE/RL Listeners in Armenia Find New Ways to Hear Programs

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has restored broadcasting on shortwave frequencies to Armenia to counter the government’s blackout on independent news.

RFE/RL News Broadcasts, Internet Blocked in Armenia

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts to Armenia are off the air since Saturday midnight and its Internet site has been blocked in a blackout on independent news, imposed as part…

BBG Renews Contract With Private Station in Armenia; RFE/RL Armenian Service Still Off Public Radio

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has renewed a contract to carry the programs of Radio Liberty’s Armenian language service on a private radio network based in the Armenian capital,…