Journalists behind bars in Turkey
Lördag 11 november 2017 11:00 - 11:30 Globala scenen
283 journalists are behind bars in Turkey according to the tracking data by Stockholm Center for Freedom on August 28, 2017. On top of that, Turkish government is seeking to arrest 135 journalists who left Turkey to live in exile or remain at large in the country. The full list is available on the SCF’s website: http://stockholmcf.org/updated-list/ . Turkey holds the world record by a large margin in the number of jailed journalists.
The mini seminar will focus on the motives of Turkish government in going after the critical and independent journalists, examine the patter in their cases and highlight some of the leading ones to raise awareness on the plight of press freedom in Turkey.
Stockholm Center for Freedom