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25 June 2019: The jailed journalist ‘adopted’ by the NUJ has been released from Bakirkoy prison in Istanbul.
4 May 2019: The NUJ held an event celebrating journalists who go the extra mile for the truth, and paid tribute to Lyra McKee
1 April 2019: The Morning Star's international editor Steve Sweeney was arrested and deported from Turkey when he entered the country to cover the local elections.
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.