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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.
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.