Produced by Margot Buff
26 March 2020
Why A Thorough Handwashing Can Be A Lifesaver
23 October 2019
Separatists' Prison Sentence For Ukrainian Journalist Aseyev Sparks Outrage
Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine have sentenced journalist Stanislav Aseyev, an RFE/RL contributor, to 15 years in prison on charges of espionage. Aseyev has already been held since 2017, when he was captured while reporting on the separatist conflict. Rights defenders and press freedom groups are calling his imprisonment "illegal" and "shocking."
01 July 2019
'If Not Now, When?' LGBT Movement Gains Momentum In Kyrgyzstan
This spring, a march in Bishkek marked International Women's Day by calling for equality for all -- including LGBT people. Members of the LGBT community say it marked a turning point in the fight for equal rights in Kyrgyzstan, but they describe ongoing battles with threats and job discrimination.