DFG report for July: 13 journalists attacked, 77 still in prison
The Dicle Fırat Journalists Association reported that 13 journalists were attacked, and 16 news sites were blocked in the month of July. The DFG report revealed that 77 journalists are still in prison.
The Dicle Fırat Journalists Association (DFG) released its July Report on Rights Violations Against Journalists in Turkey. The report reveals that violence against journalists increased even more during the month of July.
The DFG report unveiled that 13 journalists were attacked; 16 websites were blocked, and 77 journalists remained in prison last month.
The report called for an end to oppression, violence and all kinds of censorship against the freedom of press and expression: “Journalism cannot be restrained or prevented through detentions, arrests, trials, censorship, violence and pressure” the report underlined.