Threats to Journalists: Burma

  • After Burma’s Saffron Revolution in late 2007, the Burmese authorities tried to arrest citizen journalists who contributed news and information to RFA.  One of RFA’s key citizen journalists was able to escape arrest and fled to India.
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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.

    1 year 4 months 28 days

    in prison

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