Security forces attack 44 women journalists in Turkey in 2021

The Women in Journalism Coalition announced that 44 women journalists were attacked by law enforcement officers in Turkey in 2021.

The Coalition for Women in Journalism (CFWIJ) released a video message on 24 July, Press Freedom Day.

In the post shared on social media, the coalition said that it "recorded 44 separate cases of physical attacks against female journalists by law enforcement officers in 2021 alone in Turkey."

The CFWIJ also noted that its concerns about police brutality against journalists in the country have increased.