Set journalists free in Turkey: EFJ campaign update

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

Please find below the latest  news on the matter; including in-depth eye-witness accounts of last Thursday’s (21 March) Odatv hearing in Istanbul.

26 March 2013 – After 743 in prison still no freedom for Yalçin Küçük, EFJ website

19 March 2013 – New OdaTV trial hearing on Thursday 21 March, EFJ website

18 March 2013 – Magazine staff arrested in Turkey, Elif Akgül, Bianet

13 March 2013 – Journalist prosecuted twice under Article 301 for comment on Armenia, Bianet

1 March 2013 – Union thanks chancellor for having stood up for Turkish imprisoned journalists, DJV website (in DE)

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 case

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