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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.
17 August 2016: Media crackdown continues in Turkey.
16 August 2016: Global union federation joins Turkish journalists in demanding an end to the media crackdown.
15 August 2016: Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, met Abdurrahman Bilgiç to discuss concerns about the crack down on press freedom following the failed coup in the country.
9 August 2016: Vigil in support of jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi and jailed Turkish journalists.
29 July 2016: Michelle Stanistreet, general secretary, has written to the ambassador asking him to receive a delegation to discuss the violation of press freedom and arrests of journalists in his country.
27 July 2016: The EU must take action to hold president Erdogan accountable for violating human rights and press freedom.
25 July 2016: Journalists have become targets during the mass round-up following the attempted coup against the Erdoğan regime.