Set journalists free in Turkey: EFJ campaign update

Below is the latest update from the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) international campaign to set free all journalists in Turkey.

27 Dec 2012 – Soner Yalçın, Imprisoned Journalist, Released, Bianet

27 Dec 2012 – Journalist Soner Yalcin released in Odatv case, Anadolu Agency

27 Dec 2012 – Turkish Journalist Accused of Terrorist Plot Is Freed Pending Trial, New York Times

21 Dec 2012 – European lawyers : protest against ongoing arrests in Turkey (download as PDF) Continue reading

Set journalists free in Turkey: EFJ campaign update

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) continues their international campaign to set free all journalists in Turkey with a debate on press freedom in Turkey, featuring writer and publisher Ragip Zarakolu, and the EFJ vice-president, Philippe Leruth:

20 Dec 2012 – YouTube – EFJ debates about press freedom and freedom of expression in Turkey.

20 Dec 2012 – Turquie : “Le thermomètre de la démocratie est cassé”, AJP

19 Dec 2012 – Photos – EFJ debates about press freedom and freedom of expression in Turkey.

19 Dec 2012 – Turkey has more jailed reporters than China, Eritrea, Iran or Syria, Toronto Star

19 Dec 2012 – Turkey – world’s biggest prison for journalists, RSF Continue reading

Set journalists free in Turkey: EFJ campaign update

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)

10 Dec 2012 – Turkish cinema asks: Which human rights?, Hürriyet Daily News Continue reading

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 their latest update.

28 Nov 2012 – EFJ Focus is out + special interview with Baris Terkoglu, in EFJ’s website

28 Nov 2012 – Patrick Kamenka (FEJ) estime que la libération de Bedri Adanir donne de l’espoir et que la lutte menée par la FEJ, la FIJ et la TGS porte ses fruits, in Nouvelles d’Arménie

28 Nov 2012 – Journalist Bedri Adanir is released (but condemned to 6 years) after 689 days in prison, in Bianet (Turkish)

28 Nov 2012 – Prosecutor opposes merger of OdaTV, Ergenekon case, in Today’s Zaman

28 Nov 2012 – Belgium’s French-speaking Parliament adopts a resolution condemning the lack of freedom for journalists in Turkey, PCWB’s website Continue reading

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 update.

16 Nov 2012 – No release in OdaTV case – Soner Yalçin and Yalçin Küçük stay in prison  (next hearing Dec 27), in Bianet (TR)

16 Nov 2012 – KCK trial: journalists Oktay Candemir and Cigdem Aslan have been released  (pending trial), in Bianet (TR)

16 Nov 2012 – Journalists Stand Up in Solidarity with Turkish Jailed Reporters ahead of ODA TV Trial, in EFJ’s website

15 Nov 2012 – Le Conseil de Paris parraine Soner Yalçin en soutien à la liberté de la presse en Turquie, in EFJ’s website

15 Nov 2012 – Soner Yalçin’a özgürlük istiyoruz (We want freedom for Soner Yalçin), in OdaTV.com  and Milliyet

15 Nov 2012- EFJ/IFJ petition to immediately release Soner Yalcin and other arrested journalists (Oda TV case)

14 Nov 2012 – As trial of 44 journalists resumes, court continues to ban use of Kurdish, in RSF – RWB

12 Nov 2012 – A Asociación de Periodistas de Santiago de Compostela reclama ao goberno turco a liberación da xornalista Zeynep Kuray e dos outros 34 traballadores de medios que permanecen no cárcere, in APSC’s website Continue reading

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 Continue reading