- In February 2011, RFE reporters Robert Tait and Abdelilah Nuaimi were detained by Egyptian police shortly after arriving in Cairo to report on the political unrest. Police confiscated some of their equipment and held them in police custody for 2 days.
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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 2 months 9 days