One year on, imprisoned Azeri journalist remains defiant, inspires new work

On December 5, prominent journalist and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova will mark her first year in prison on charges that are widely regarded as retribution by Azeri authorities for her reporting exposing corruption among the country’s leadership. RFE/RL has announced that it will launch afellowship to continue highlighting her case and ensure that her investigative work continues.

New TV program brings facts, not lies, to Central Asia

A new, nightly, current affairs program is providing Russian-speaking television audiences in Central Asia with a balanced and compelling alternative to Russian and Chinese-dominated media in the region.