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.

Writer Yavuz Ekinci appears in court on "propaganda" charge

The accusation stems from eight Twitter posts Ekinci shared in 2013 and 2014 and a joint statement he signed about the 2014 battle against ISIS in the Syrian town of Kobani

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 309

At least 4 journalists face new investigations; Baransel Ağca charged with “insulting the president”; Constitutional Court rules Gökhan Biçici’s arrest during Gezi Park protests violated press freedom

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