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 - 108

Journalist Ayşenur Arslan sentenced to prison for ‘’insulting the president’’; prosecutor submits final opinio...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 240

Cumhuriyet journalists called in for questioning; Erk Acarer faces arrest warrant; indictment issued against Fox TV anc...

ANALYSIS: A shadow cast over the founding principles of RTÜK

The Radio and Television Supreme Council, a constitutional body that monitors radio and TV broadcasting and on-demand m...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 262

Journalists Faruk Bostan, Bülent Karagöz jailed; prosecutor issues new indictment against Osman Kavala; reporter Seld...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 242

Evrensel journalists called in for questioning over Ragıp Zarakolu’s article; HSK launches investigation against two...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 255

Trial of former Taraf journalists adjourned until October; websites of Özgürüz Radyo and JinNews blocked; thousands ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 288

Four journalists jailed in Van released at first hearing; columnist Nagehan Alçı fined for “insulting” judge; act...

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