Solidarity with Turkish journalists as jail terms stretch before them
by Jane Whyatt
Trials in Turkey continue, with jail terms facing more journalists who were just doing their jobs. Long stretches behind bars are likely. Nedim Türfent of the pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA) has just notched up one thousand days, prompting a soldarity action.
Picture: International Press Institure
The media freedom community’s Turkey Advocacy Group, where the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) is a member, is urging everyone to sign a letter and send Türfent a message. ECPMF Legal Advisor Flutura Kusari comments:
“We have supported Nedim's case through our legal aid programme and we will continue to support him…