The Committee for the Protection of Journalists has written a special report on the imprisonment of journalists worldwide – and Turkey occupies the proud position of number one jailer in the world. As ever, the EFJ has been ensuring that this information get circulated widely as part of their Set journalists free in Turkey campaign, and has provided a link to the report below as part of their weekly update.
The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) launched an international campaign to set free all journalists in Turkey.
11 Dec 2012 – For Turkey, world’s leading jailer, a path forward, CPJ. Full link.
11 Dec 2012 – Number of jailed journalists sets global record, CPJ. Link to full report.
11 Dec 2012 – A record-number 232 journalists are imprisoned worldwide and Turkey has the highest number, ABC News
10 Dec 2012 – Operation in Istanbul : 2 journalists (Zozan Eser and Sadiye Eser) under arrest, Bianet (in Turkish)