Showing items tagged with 'prison'
10 July 2018: Six journalists and columnists have been heavily sentenced to prison by a court in Istanbul for alleged membership to an armed illegal terrorist organisation.
15 April 2015: The NUJ has supported calls by the International Federation of Journalists for the release of 13 journalists sentenced to life imprisonment and one to death in Egypt.
7 October 2014: Although there are still 23 journalists and media workers behind bars in Turkey, the lowest number for many years, journalists and other media activists are still being targeted by the authorities.
2 May 2014: John Kerry, US Secretary of State, voices concerns over Ethiopia's detention of six bloggers and three journalists
7 August 2013: Heavy sentences handed out to 22 journalists involved in the Ergenekon trials in Turkey.
10 September 2011: The International Federation of Journalists has joined calls by its affiliate in Palestine, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, and Al Jazeera for the immediate release of journalist Samer Allawy.
14 May 2010: Israel's supreme court has jailed nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu for three months for meeting a foreign national.