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 - 125 

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

Journalists in State of Emergency - 126

Arrest warrant for Ragıp Zarakolu lifted in sixth hearing of Özgür Gündem case, trial adjourned to June 4  The ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 228

Prosecutor submits final opinion in Gezi Park trial; Office of General Prosecutor asks Supreme Court of Appeals to upho...

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 - 279

Turkey ranks first in violations of freedom of expression among CoE member states; comedian Emre Günsal sentenced ove...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 292

Academic Bülent Şık’s conviction over 2018 article series overturned; BirGün editor charged with “insulting pub...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 324

Kemal Demir sentenced to prison; retrial of novelist Aslı Erdoğan begins; life imprisonment sought for Rojhat Doğru;...

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