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 - 310

Yavuz Ekinci appears in court; prosecutor seeks sentence for Dindar Karataş; RTÜK fines Halk TV, Tele1 and TR35; TÜB...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 325

Networks critical of gov't imposed 71 fines in 2021; 18 journalists acquitted of “resisting arrest”; Doğan Ergün ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 383

ECtHR condemns Turkey in journalist Abdullah Kılıç’s application; documentary filmmaker Sibel Tekin released; Met...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 400

Efkan Bolaç acquitted; “Egemen operation plan” and “MGK” cases merged; journalists blocked, attacked, taken in...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 406

Top court finds rights violations in 2 applications filed by journalists; fines handed to 3 police officers who detaine...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 229

Court acquits Necmiye Alpay, Aslı Erdoğan and Bilge Aykut, separates files of six other defendants in Özgür Gündem...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 260

Giving precedence to the MİT trucks case, court begins process to seize Can Dündar’s personal assets in Turkey; jou...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 271

Journalists Velat Öztekin, Dicle Müftüoğlu sentenced on “propaganda” charge; Alican Uludağ’s trial over Twit...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 287

Journalist Perihan Kaya sentenced for "propaganda"; Ruhi Karadağ detained, imposed travel ban; French journalist Sylva...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 341

Appeals court upholds convictions in Özgür Gündem trial; Euronews no longer required to obtain license; Hasan Cemal,...

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