In a radio report and an accompanying web article, the Iraqi Service told the story in February of Liberty Square in Baghdad, which has become the favorite place for journalists to get man-on-the-street opinions from the Iraqi people. What makes this development particularly poignant is that, for years, Iraqis knew Liberty Square primarily as the site of public executions carried out by the regime of Saddam Hussein. When journalists come to Liberty Square today to talk to
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Imprisoned in Azerbaijan
Investigative journalist and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was arrested and detained on Dec 5, 2014. On Sept 1, 2015 she was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison.
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