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.

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Three Özgür Gündem journalists released, Ahmet Şık detained on Dec. 29

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Writer Aslı Erdoğan and linguist Necmiye Alpay to appear before court on Dec. 29 at 9:15 am

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Five journalists and one newspaper employee detained purportedly over reports on hacked emails of Turkish energy mi

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Number of journalists in prison rises to 148 following arrest of Yurt columnist Hüsnü Mahalli

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Number of journalists in prison falls to 147 following two releases, while CPJ confirms Turkey as the world’s top j

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Recent arrest of reporter Mehmet Güleş brings number of journalists in prison to 149

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146 journalists behind bars and one TV presenter missing after alleged police detention

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