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.

Hülya Emeç, news source given suspended prison terms 

Emeç was on trial for reporting about a 48-year-old man named Şefik Tunuç who died of a heart attack after police raided his house three times in a row   

Journalists recount life behind bars: İsminaz Temel

The following questionnaire, conducted by P24 Platform for Independent Journalism, is part of a survey aimed at revealing the conditions faced by journalists in prison in Turkey, e

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Oğuz Güven given 5-month jail sentence; court issues arrest warrant for 5 journos as part of Karşı trial; 10 former TRT employees convicted of “membership in terrorist group”

Former TRT employees convicted of “membership in terrorist group”

Jailed defendants Hasan Hüseyin Örs, İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri and Hasan Taşar each sentenced to 8 years and 9 months, Özden Kınık given 8 years 1 month and 15 days in prison

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