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.



ANALYSIS | Attacks on political party buildings: The state’s obligation to prevention and effective investigation

Without an effective investigation and prosecution that will reveal the persons and the motive behind the attack and a ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 300

AFP’s Bülent Kılıç detained; 2 journalists assaulted in a week; prosecutor seeks sentence for Cumhuriyet journali...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 305

Gezi trial, merged with retrial of 35 Beşiktaş fans, adjourned until October; Ahmet Kanbal to stand trial over social...

Alican Uludağ

Former Cumhuriyet reporter...

Alptekin Dursunoğlu

Editor-in-Chief of Yakın Doğu news porta...

Reyhan Hacıoğlu

Former editor for Özgür Gündem, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi newspaper...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 14

Two journalists were arrested in the latest developments in the investigation launched into the July 15 coup attempt; b...

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 - 47

On Feb. 27, a Turkish court put German daily Die Welt’s Turkey correspondent Deniz Yücel...

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