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7 October 2014: Although there are still 23 journalists and media workers behind bars in Turkey, the lowest number for many years, journalists and other media activists are still being targeted by the authorities.
6 October 2014: BBC team filming protests on the Turkish-Syrian border were attacked as they were leaving. Turkish police fired two tear gas canisters towards them from close range.
23 April 2014: The TUC and NUJ support the European Initiative for Media Pluralism.
4 March 2014: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have welcomed the release of Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas who had been held for six months in Syria.
16 December 2013: The last two defendants held in the OdaTV trial were released at the end of the hearing in Istanbul’s 16th High Criminal Court on Thursday 12 December. However, both defendants will remain in jail as they are serving sentences in connection with other cases.
10 December 2013: A round up of the most recent attacks on journalists at home and internationally. The NUJ has called for an end to attacks to mark UN human rights day.
6 November 2013: In June 2013 Turkey experienced the biggest social uprising of its history so what did the journalists union of Turkey do?
7 August 2013: Heavy sentences handed out to 22 journalists involved in the Ergenekon trials in Turkey.
25 July 2013: Report of the second congress of the Campaign for Freedom of Turkish Journalists.
24 June 2013: Journalists working for the BBC Turkish service are facing a campaign of intimidation.