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.



Journalists in State of Emergency - 144

Former Samanyolu executive Hidayet Karaca given aggravated life sentence, DİHA editor fined, new arrest warrant issued...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 55

Executives and columnists of the shuttered Zaman daily indicted for “attempting to overthrow the government and con...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 54

On April 4, Turkish prosecutors submitted an indictment to a...

Journalists in State of Emergency -- 53

On March 31, a court ruled for the release of 21 journalists...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 52

On March 22, Platform for Independent Journalism P24 updated the number of imprisoned journalists in Turkey to 150 from...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 58

Two socialist leaning media outlets were shut down under a new Cabinet decree issued on April 29. The İpekyolu news...

Journalists in State of Emergency -57

On April 15, 12 of the 13 journalists who were released on March 31 in a trial regarding the alleged media arm of the g...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 56

Thirteen suspects, most of whom are writers and journalists, accused of working as the media arm of an organization cal...

Prosecutor insists on aggravated life sentences in Altans appeal trial

Appellate court orders continued detention of five defendants, adjourns trial until October   The appeal hea...

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