RFE/RL will mark its 60th anniversary Sept. 28 with an event at the Newseum. As part of the celebration, BBG chairman Walter Isaacson will give a speech discussing his vision for U.S. international broadcasting. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., with remarks starting at 7:00. The speech will be streamed live on the RFE/RL website and will be available on demand in the days following the event. Also, follow the discussion on Twitter at #rferl60 and @rferl.
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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