The President of the European Federation of Journalists, which for over a year has been running the Set journalists free in Turkey campaign, recently sent a letter to the Commissioner for EU Enlargement, Stefan Fule, with an urgent call for action to end media clampdowns in Turkey.
You can read the letter below, and here is a response written by Stefan Fule, available to download (pdf).
Commissioner Štefan Füle
Re: Urgent Call for Action to End Media Clampdown in Turkey
18 June 2013
Dear Commissioner Füle,
We are writing as Presidents of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the world’s largest organisation representing more than 600.000 journalists and its regional group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) to bring to your attention the serious developments for our colleagues in Turkey.
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