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 – 102

Academic writer Fikret Başkaya detained; 153 journalists behind bars after latest releases ...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 94

Hamza Yalçın, who was arrested a month ago in Barcelona on Turkey’s request, was released on probation   ...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 98

Five journalists detained and former TRT cameraman arrested while 2 journalists released from prison   Polic...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 125 

13 journalists receive prison sentences in February, CHP lawmaker highlights in monthly “Rights Violations against th...

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