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The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria (AEJ-Bulgaria) sent letters to journalists jailed in Turkey as a sign of solidarity with them. A huge number of...
Media freedom group AEJ-Bulgaria holds action in solidarity with media professionals detained by the government of Erdogan, demanding their immediate release.
Over 70 organizations, including the Association of European Journalists (AEJ), Article 19, PE International, European Federation of Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, Global Editors Network, ad Human Rights Watch (HRW), delivered a joint statement on the deteriorating media climate in Turkey at the 34th UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva. They called on the international community to press Turkey to end its emergency law limits on free speech before the referendum on sweeping changes to the Turkish constitution on 16 April.
The Turkish authorities, by carrying out the latest wave of arrests of a large number of journalists, have crossed a line which is rightly seen as ’out of bounds’ in any democracy.