The Broadcasting Board of Governors will hold preliminary
organizational meetings in Washington DC on July 29 and 30 and a formal meeting of the
Board on July 30. The meetings will focus on organizational and predecisional discussions and,
therefore, will not be open to the public.
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.
1 year 4 months 24 days