No one should have to live without the free flow of information and dialogue. No self-proclaimed, unelected government should stand in the way of free speech as a universal right for all people.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors recently celebrated the official launch of its new 24/7 Russian-language digital network Current Time. Learn why it’s important to our mission and U.S. public diplomacy.
RFE/RL, VOA, and the other networks of U.S. international media will remain committed to our mission, stipulated by U.S. law, to provide accurate, objective, and comprehensive journalism and other content to our global audiences, including in the Russian Federation.
Since 1992, almost 800 journalists have been murdered for nothing more than simply reporting the news. In nine out of ten of these cases, their killers will go unpunished. This grave failure of justice for our fallen colleagues is a travesty. We must not only honor their memory and their brave legacies but also urge governments around the world to immediately end impunity for those who have committed crimes against journalists.