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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.
20 April 2018: IFJ general secretary Anthony Bellanger says his organisation’s convention for the safety of journalists seeks to end impunity of those who kill media workers.
19 February 2018: The International and European Federations of Journalists are appalled by the verdicts which confirm a disregard for the rule of law.
13 September 2017: Journalists' federations condemn court decision to keep six journalists and media workers detained.
21 July 2017: The charges carry up to 43 year sentences and Turkey is already the world’s leading jailor of journalists.
20 June 2017: IFJ/EFJ observer sent to Istanbul to monitor the first trial of journalists accused of participating in the failed coup.
15 June 2017: Let's rededicate ourselves to the battle for press freedom as part of the Great Get Together in memory of the Yorkshire MP's life and work, says NUJ president Tim Dawson.
3 May 2017: NUJ president Tim Dawson describes a meeting with Turkish journalist trade unionists in the midst of Erdogan's crackdown.
3 May 2017: The NUJ marked World Press Freedom Day with a strong message of solidarity with journalists in Turkey and gave its support to sacked staff at Fairfax Media.
Union action saluted on World Press Freedom Day as report highlights attacks on independent journalism
3 May 2017: From Manila to Lima, Kuala Lumpur, Kiev and Ougadougou, a new survey’s findings paint a grim picture of the threat to media freedom.