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29 January 2019: Ayşe Düzkan and her journalist colleagues, sentenced last year for “propagandising for a terrorist organisation”, have been sent to prison. The union is lobbying for their release.
9 January 2019: The member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has been sent to prison for her work on the Paradise Papers investigation into offshore tax havens.
10 December 2018: Heavy sentences were pronounced against five journalists and union leader last week
6 November 2018: Special meeting on the plight of journalists in Turkey as regime cracks down on opposition and fair news reporting.
29 October 2018: Michelle Stanistreet said the death of the Saudi columnist must be used to force governments to end impunity and back an UN convention for the protection of journalists.
8 October 2018: The International Federation of Journalists has demanded the truth regarding the disappearance on 2 October of the Saudi writer and political commentator in Istanbul.
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.