In Turkey, Jan. 10 have a special meaning for journalists who work in all conditions to ensure freedom of information.

In Jan. 10, 1961, Law No. 212, regulating the rights of journalists including the legal guarantees, was published in the Official Gazette, and the date became a milestone for journalism in the country.

Some journalists who worked to provide freedom of information were either injured or died while they were on duty.

Jan. 10 is celebrated as “Working Journalists’ Day” for the journalists who work day and night in all conditions at the cost of their lives to

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