Expression Interrupted

Journalists and academics bear the brunt of the massive crackdown on freedom of expression in Turkey. Scores of them are currently subject to criminal investigations or behind bars. This website is dedicated to tracking the legal process against them.

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 265Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 264Prosecutor seeks conviction for Can Dündar in Joint statement: Kavala Indictment Constitutes Denial of Law
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 265

Sabiha Temizkan sentenced to 1 year and 3 months on “propaganda” charge; Eren Keskin appears in court over social media posts; prosecutor seeks conviction for Onur Emre Yağan
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 264

İshak Yasul, Arafat Dayan handed down prison sentences; court upholds convictions in Sözcü trial; Özgür Boğatekin faces new indictment; prosecutor seeks conviction for Can Dündar
 

Joint statement: Kavala Indictment Constitutes Denial of Law

The Solidarity Network for Human Rights Defenders issues joint statement condemning new indictment which seeks aggravated life sentence for Osman Kavala
 

Prosecutor seeks conviction for Can Dündar in "MİT trucks case"

Court rejects objection to confiscation of Dündar’s assets; trial adjourned until 4 December for Dündar’s final defense statement
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    Rawin Sterk Yıldız

    Rudaw TV reporter
     

    Osman Kavala

    Osman Kavala
     

    Max Zirngast

    Austrian freelance journalist Max Zirngast was arrested by anti-terror police at..
     

    Murat Aksoy

    Murat Aksoy, a columnist for the shuttered Yeni Hayat daily and an advisor for t..
     

    Orhan Erinç

    Orhan Erinç is the head of the Cumhuriyet Foundation's Board of Directors
     

    Ufuk Şanlı

    Ufuk Şanlı, a business journalist for a number of media outlets including Zaman ..
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