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RFE/RL’s Václav Havel Journalism Fellows visit Washington, D.C.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Václav Havel Journalism Fellows visited Washington, D.C., last week, meeting U.S. journalists, officials, and free media and democracy advocates. The Fellows briefed interlocutors on their work during the Fellowship and on the media environments in their countries while also learning about the U.S. media environment.

Zelenskyy awards RFE/RL correspondents Order of Merit

On the occasion of “Journalists Day,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on June 6 awarded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) correspondents Maryan Kushnir and Serhiy Horbatenko the Order of Merit Third Class.

RFE/RL President Jamie Fly visits Central Asia

During visits to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan this week, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President & CEO Jamie Fly met with top government officials, human rights activists and independent journalists to discuss the vital role that RFE/RL`s journalism plays in advancing democracy in the region.

MBN wins 25 Telly Awards

The Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN) won 25 trophies at the 2022 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards recognize the best work created for television and video across all screens.

Four wins for RFA digital brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT at Telly Awards

Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) online affiliate 歪脑 | WHYNOT won four prizes at the 43rd annual Telly Awards – earning one silver award for its special report “Preserving the Erased Decade of the Chinese Feminist Movement” and three for its docu-series “Caught in the Crossfire.” The two entries won across four of the Telly Awards’ categories, which judge the best work created within television and video, including Online Documentary and Non-scripted Web Series.

RFE/RL journalists beaten In Tajikistan

In an escalation of the recent harassment of its journalists in Tajikistan, four RFE/RL journalists were beaten, threatened, and had their electronic equipment seized today after conducting an interview. The attacks were carried out by unidentified persons allegedly linked to Tajik security services. RFE/RL demands that the Tajik government take action to stop the harassment of independent journalists in the Central Asian country.