Turkey: Day of Action on 21 October #FreeThemAll

Ninety journalists are currently in jail in Turkey for doing their job. Critical voices must not be silenced! 

On Friday 21 world journalists will sponsor journalists in jail in Turkey in a show of solidarity. Take action!


Pick the name of a journalist jailed in Turkey from the list below, add the name of the journalist on an A4 paper, take a picture of yourself holding the sign and post it on social media #FreeThemAll.

This work can be done anytime throughout the day. Below is an indicative list of journalists you may support. Our aim is to get the 90 journalists freed. #FreeThemAll

  1. Aysenur Parildak
  2. Aytekin Gezici
  3. Muhammed Dogru
  4. Murat Aksoy
  5. Nazli Ilicak
  6. Nedim Türfent
  7. Şahin Alpay
  8. Zana Kaya
  9. Ziya Ataman
  10. Inan Kızılkaya
  11. Zehra Doğan
  12. Erol Zavar
  13. Aslı Erdoğan
  14. Necmiye Alpay
  15. Hakan Aksel

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