Media Rights Violations

EFJ calls for the immediate release of Crimean journalists

Ten journalists are currently detained in Crimea and another five have short-term administrative arrests, according to the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU). The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined its affiliate in Ukraine in calling for their immediate release.

#HelpTurkey: Hashtag sparks culture war over Turkish fires

As Turkey burned, ravaged by its deadliest and most destructive wildfires in living memory, #HelpTurkey began trending on Twitter, supported by sympathetic celebrities and traumatized Turks. But in a deeply divided country where even minor events spark culture wars between...