39 journalists will spend New Year’s Eve in prison in Europe

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) strongly calls for release of imprisoned journalists in Europe. Following the reports from the national affiliates of the EFJ, 39 journalists will spend New Year’s Eve in prison in Europe: 30 in Turkey, 8 in Azerbaijan and one in Russia. With their affiliates in Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Russia, the EFJ and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) are following closely the cases of imprisoned journalists in Europe. All of them are in prison just for having done their job. Together with the Helsinki Commission, the EFJ calls on again the authorities of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Russia to…

Journalists Jailed in Turkey

World Press Freedom Day tomorrow: 32 journalists jailed in Europe

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day (#WPFD), tomorrow, the European Federation of Journalists strongly calls for release of imprisoned journalists in Europe. With their affiliates in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Russia and Belarus, the EFJ and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) are following closely the cases of 33 imprisoned journalists in Europe. All of them are in prison just for having done their job. Together with the Helsinki Commission, the EFJ call on again the authorities of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Russia to release those journalists who remain imprisoned. We will not forget them… Turkey (follow the IFJ/EFJ campaign “Set journalists free in Turkey”)…

Journalists in jail (Europe)

source : European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and affiliates data last updated on: March 2020 you can submit a new alert (arrest or release) HERE   Azerbaijan Araz Guliyev Elchin Ismayilli Ikram Rahimov Ziya Asadli Polad Aslanov   Russia Aleksandr Valov Rashid Maysigov Nariman Memedeminov Osman Arifmemetov Remzi Bekirov Rustem Sheikhaliev Abdulmumin Gadzhiev   Turkey 90 journalists and media workers in jail in Turkey : check our updated list here   other databases supported by EFJ and affiliates :