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6 February 2013: The European Federation of Journalists was represented by its president and by the president of the Turkish Union of Journalists at the trial of 46 journalists and media workers held at the special security prison Silivri, outside of Istanbul.
1 February 2013: A campaign led by the Manchester and Salford NUJ branch has blocked the deportation of Rzhwan Amin, a Kurdish-Iraqi journalist asylum seeker.
6 November 2012: A delegation from the NUJ visited the Turkish consulate and embassy to deliver letters addressed to the Turkish authorities calling for the release of the 76 journalists in jail in Turkey.
18 September 2012: The NUJ has joined international and Turkish unions to deplore the lack of fair treatment of journalists in trials overseen by special courts.
2 July 2012: Müyesser Yıldız, a journalist recently "adopted" by the NUJ, was released from custody in Turkey on 18 June.
3 May 2012: More than 100 journalists are imprisoned in Turkey on word press freedom day.
3 March 2012: The IFJ and its affiliates are marking this year's World Press Freedom Day by calling for the release of journalists held for their professional activities.
28 December 2011: Independent journalism in Turkey cannot survive unless action is taken to halt the use of anti-terror laws to silence journalists, the EFJ has warned.
15 October 2010: Journalists currently in jail in Turkey must be set free immediately, if the movement towards key changes in the country's constitution is to deliver promises of democracy and freedom.
17 June 2010: Journalists unions across the world have condemned the sentencing of a Turkish journalist to more than a year in prison.