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.



Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 218

T24 Editor-in-Chief Doğan Akın to stand trial over website’s “Fuat Avni” reports; at least 6 journalists handed...

Doğan Akın’s trial gets under way

Akın, T24’s editor-in-chief, faces the charge of “aiding a terrorist group without being its member” for the por...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 230

Osman Kavala re-arrested one day after being acquitted in Gezi Park trial Journalist Şirin Kabakcı handed down 6-year...

Journalist Doğan Akın acquitted

T24’s editor-in-chief acquitted of “knowingly and willingly aiding a terrorist organization” over coverage of Fua...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 249

Four HRDs handed down prison sentences in “Büyükada trial”; T24’s Doğan Akın acquitted of “aiding a terrori...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 238

New indictment accuses journalists Uludağ and Akça of “disclosing identities of informants”; Parliament passes ea...

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