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.



Appellate court upholds convictions in Cumhuriyet trial

Verdict means eight of the 14 convicted defendants will return to prison to serve their remaining sentences   ...

Regional court overturns acquittals in Gezi Park trial

Case remanded to Istanbul 30th High Criminal Court for the panel to reconsider their judgment by taking into account ex...

Retrial of Fincancı, Önderoğlu and Nesin begins

Ruling to seek Istanbul 23rd High Criminal Court’s permission to merge the case with “Özgür Gündem Main Trial,...

Ahmet Altan

Novelist and former editor-in-chief of Taraf newspape...

Ahmet Şık

Investigative journalis...

Murat Sabuncu

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

Nazlı Ilıcak

Journalist, commentato...

Aslı Erdoğan

Novelist, columnist, Özgür Gündem Editorial Advisory Board membe...

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