Turkey: Press conference to support press freedom to be held on 24.03
On March 24, 2016 at 17:00, a press conference in support for “freedom of information and freedom for journalists” in Turkey will be held in the district of Cağaloğlu in Istanbul, where representative of national and international professional media organisations will gather together.
The conference is the result of a joint ongoing campaign launched by the Journalists Association of Turkey (TGC), the Journalists' Union of Turkey (TGS), the Progressive Journalists Association (CGD), DISK-Basin Is trade union, Haber Sen trade union and the Turkish national press institute to set imprisoned journalists free.
International media organisations. including IFJ and EFJ, support this campaign and will be present at the conference tomorrow. A number of important court decisions involving journalists are to be set in the upcoming days.
For more information, contact Mehmet Koksal