RFE/RL Crimea contributor indicted

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RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena was formally presented an indictment by Russian authorities on charges of “separatism” on January 20, in a case that has come to symbolize the suppression of media freedom on the Russia-annexed Crimea.

Alhurra-Iraq Journalists Wounded in Mosul

An Alhurra-Iraq correspondent and an assistant cameraman were wounded by ISIS fighters earlier today.  Correspondent Abdulhamid Zebari and assistant cameraman Yasser Salim were embedded with Iraq Antiterrorism Forces when they came under fire.