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.



European Court rules jailing of Cumhuriyet journalists violated their rights

Finding a violation of the right to liberty and security and freedom of expression, Court finds no violation of Article...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 268

ECtHR rules jailing of Cumhuriyet journalists violated their rights; Müyesser Yıldız and Aziz Oruç released; Erkan ...

Akın Atalay

Cumhuriyet Foundation Executive Board Presiden...

Ahmet Şık

Investigative journalis...

Murat Sabuncu

Journalist, former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet daily, P24 founde...

Turhan Günay

Turhan Günay, veteran journalist and editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet Kitap who has been at the helm of the said book su...

Bülent Utku

Bülent Utku, one of the lawyers of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, is also on the board of the Cumhuriyet Foundation....

Güray Öz

News ombudsman and columnist for Cumhuriye...

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