Radio Free Asia Wins at 2012 New York Festivals®

Washington — Radio Free Asia Uyghur service broadcaster Shohret Hoshur won a gold medal at this year’s New York Festivals radio awards in the category of best coverage of a breaking news story. In addition, three broadcasters from RFA’s Korean service were named as finalists in separate categories as announced at the international broadcasting contest’s awards reception June 18 in New York.

Bosnian FM Talks Bosnian (and Serbian) Politics With RFE/RL

Bosnian Minister of Foreign Affairs Zlatko Lagumdzija visited RFE/RL’s broadcast headquarters in Prague on May 15, during an official visit to the Czech Republic. In an interview with Sabina Cabaravdic of RFE/RL’s Balkan Service, Lagumdzija said that he wants Bosnia and Herzegovina to become a “normal country… that does not depend on any kind of politicians or parties, especially not on individuals who promote a segregated society.”