RFE/RL condemns Turkmenistan’s treatment of journalists

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On the eve of presidential elections in Turkmenistan on Feb 12, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has condemned a government campaign that has subjected its correspondents and their family members to physical assault, societal pressure, surveillance, and imprisonment.

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.