Set journalists free in Turkey: EFJ campaign update

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) pursues its international campaign to Set Free all Journalists in Turkey.

Please find below the latest  news on the matter.

1 March 2013 – Union thanks chancellor for having stood up for Turkish imprisoned journalists, DJV website (in DE)
·         26 Feb 2013 – Özlem Agus has been released from prison after 10 months, Bianet (in TR and here in EN)
·         25 Feb 2013 – French Senator Billout speaks at OSCE session on Turkish press freedom, Billout website (in FR)
·         22 Feb 2013 – German union demands ahead of Turkey visit for chancellor to stand up for journalists, DJV website (in DE)
·         21 Feb 2013 – EFJ fears fight against free unions in Turkey growing issue after raids of Workers union, EFJ website

New feature: Timeline of events in Turkey
On our Campaign website you can now also find a timeline with important events that happened in Turkey regarding media freedom as well as the missions EFJ undertook to attend trials.
Read more here.

Upcoming events
22-26 April in Istanbul : next hearings in KCK press case
21 March in Istanbul : next hearing in OdaTV case
11 March in Istanbul : next hearing in the Ergenekon case

For more information and earlier postings, please follow this link to the European Federation of Journalists’ Set Journalist Free in Turkey campaign.

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