Set journalists free in Turkey: EFJ campaign update

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) launched an international campaign to set free all journalists in Turkey. Below is the latest news update:

07 Nov 2012 – Stand Up For Journalism 2012 in Brussels Full link  (video and pictures)

07 Nov 2012 – Stand Up For Journalism 2012 in Turkey (pictures and press coverage), in EFJ’s webpage Full link

07 Nov 2012 – Council of Europe : Post-monitoring visit to Turkey by PACE rapporteur, in CoE website Full link

07 Nov 2012 – Still 8 imprisoned journalists remain on indefinite hunger strike, in EFJ’s webpage Full link

07 Nov 2012 – Journalist Sinan Aygün and 11 other detainees released (pending trial) in KCK Bitlis case, in DIHA Full link

07 Nov 2012 – Two journalists of Azadiya Welat newspaper released after 2 years in jail, in Evrensel Full link

07 Nov 2012 – Journalists making symbolic 1-day hunger strike to support arrested colleagues in prison, in Bianet Full link

06 Nov 2012 – Turkey’s journalists under threat of intimidation, experts sa, in Seemo.org Full link (pdf)

04 Nov 2012 – “Debout pour le journalisme” le 5 novembre en soutien aux journalistes turcs , in L’Expansion – AFP Full link

04 Nov 2012 – Turkei : Schluss mit Verfolgungen!, in Der Deutsche Journalisten-Verband officiel webpage Full link

02 Nov 2012 – Turkey’s Freedom for Journalists Platform Stands up for Journalism in Taksim, Istanbul, in EFJ’s webpage Full link
See also: News on arrested journalists
Watch the video-report on YouTube

07 Nov 2012 – Stand Up For Journalism 2012 in Istanbul (pictures and press coverage)
Following the Stand Up For Journalism 2012 protest organized in Istanbul, several major Turkish daily newspapers (Hürriyet, Milliyet, Vatan, Sözcü, Güneş, Cumhuriyet, Birgün, Evrensel, Aydınlık, Yurt and Sol) published items covering this event.

Below are pictures and sample of the article published in the daily Birgün :

View Birgün’s article on Scribd

01 Nov 2012 – At least 8 imprisoned journalists on indefinite hunger strike (updated on Nov 7)

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