UNESCO lauds Ismayilova amid mounting pressure for journalist’s freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, imprisoned Azerbaijani investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was named the 2016 recipient of theUNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, as journalists and activists around the world invoked the day’s message to call for her release.

Radio Farda’s TV signal jammed in Tehran

TV screen with garble signal

Fans of Breakfast With News, RFE/RL’s Persian Language Satellite TV broadcast, woke up to a scrambled screen April 8. The daily, one-hour news and analysis show is produced by RFE/RL’s Persian Language Service, Radio Farda, and aired on Voice of America’s satellite channel.