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Journalists in Trouble: President Biden Calls for Alsu Kurmasheva’s Release

President Biden calls for Alsu Kurmasheva’s release; RFE/RL hosts World Press Freedom Day reception with families of imprisoned journalists; and more.

Journalists in Trouble: Alsu Kurmasheva’s Family Fights for Her in Washington  

Alsu Kurmasheva’s family advocates for her; Vladyslav Yesypenko marks three years in detention; Iran’s judiciary targets RFE/RL journalists; and more. 

RFE/RL President Capus Meets Ukrainian President Zelenskiy, Discusses Imprisoned Journalist in Crimea

During a meeting on Sunday between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and RFE/RL President Stephen Capus, the Ukrainian leader commended RFE/RL’s coverage of the Russian invasion.

Journalists in Trouble: Alsu Kurmasheva Spends 100 Days In Russian Detention

Alsu Kurmasheva spends 100 days in Russian detention; RFE/RL journalist Dmytro Yevshyn injured by Russian artillery fire in Ukraine; and more.

Vladyslav Yesypenko

Vladyslav Yesypenko, a journalist for RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, was detained in Russia-occupied Crimea on March 10, 2021.

Journalists in Trouble: Russian Authorities Bring New Charge Against Alsu Kurmasheva

Alsu Kurmasheva faces new charge; four RFE/RL journalists mark Human Rights Day behind bars; and more.

Journalists in Trouble: EU Sanctions Russian Officials Involved in Torture, Political Imprisonment of RFE/RL Journalist in Crimea

EU sanctions Russian officials for torture, imprisonment of Vladyslav Yesypenko; RFE/RL and partners draw attention to plight of civilian prisoners in Russian-occupied Crimea; and more.

Journalists in Trouble: Restrictions on RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service Lifted Following Court Decision

Kyrgyz government restores access to RFE/RL websites, bank account; Amnesty letter-writing campaign for Vladyslav Yesypenko continues; RFE/RL marks anniversary of fraudulent election in Belarus; and more.

Journalists in Trouble: Bishkek Court Annuls Decision to Shutter RFE/RL’s In-Country Operations

Kyrgyz court annuls decision to shutter RFE/RL; Czech Amnesty launches letter-writing campaign for Vladyslav Yesypenko; Ihar Losik marks three years in prison; and more.

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.