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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.
10 January 2017: More journalists detained during police operation in Istanbul, Ankara and Diyarbakir. Union federations call for their immediate release and demand response from Turkish minister of justice, Bekir Bozdag.
7 October 2016: Since the failed coup of 15 July and the introduction of the state of emergency on 21 July, dozens of journalists have been arrested and media outlets closed. Come and hear Barry White's account of his recent visit.
24 August 2016: A delegation from the NUJ met the First Counsellor of the Turkish Embassy in Dublin to highlight growing concern at the crackdown on media freedom in Turkey.