Turkish journalists Cevheri Güven and Murat Çapan, working for the weekly review Nokta, have been jailed and accused by a court in Instanbul of "inciting an armed uprising against the government" last Tuesday 3 November.
Güven is the editor in chief of the publication and Çapan, the managing editor in charge.
The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) have together submitted this case to the Council of Europe (CoE)’s platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety for journalists.
Read the full article in French.
Even if everyone else is mute NOKTA will not remain silent! pic.twitter.com/R5i37DsvEb
— NOKTA (@noktadergi) 4 Novembre 2015
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<blockquote class="twitter-video" lang="fr"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Even if everyone else is mute NOKTA will not remain silent! <a href="https://t.co/R5i37DsvEb">pic.twitter.com/R5i37DsvEb</a></p>— NOKTA (@noktadergi) <a href="https://twitter.com/noktadergi/status/661936607017238528">4 Novembre 2015</a></blockquote>
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