Radio Farda

Radio Farda:

Radio Farda live broadcasting from Iran. Radio Farda broadcast various kind of latest accurate news, informed discussion, and cultural programming to audiences in Iran. It’s Established in December 2002.

Radio Farda has captured new audiences with documentaries including “Victims of 88,” an account of participants in the 2009 post-election protests; the multi-segment “Visit” that profiles Iran’s prisoners of conscience; and “Born in Prison,” the story of a young man born to parents in an Iranian prison.  A former political prisoner told Radio Farda that inmates secretly listen to these reports in their cells and obtain information about their own cases

It is the Iranian branch of the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) external broadcast service. It broadcasts 24 hours a day in the Persian language from its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, It is first aired in December 2002. Farda broadcasts political, cultural, social, and art news with an emphasis on Iran. The name “Farda” means “tomorrow” in Persian. Its broadcasts have been continually blocked by Iranian authorities over the history of its programming. Launched in December 2002 as the successor to RFE/RL’s Persian Service, This radio provides objective and accurate news and information to counter state censorship and ideology-based media coverage. Its new website was launched in 2006 and receives over 3 million page views every month.

Radio contact info:

Radio Information:

Location: Iran

Language: Persian

Genres: Talk, Traditional music

Website:  www.radiofarda.com/

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