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 - 292

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

Journalist Eren Tutel appears in court

Tutel, an editor for BirGün daily, is charged with “insulting a public official” for reporting on allegations of c...

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Court files complaint against Abdurrahman Gök; Nurcan Kaya handed down 15-month sentence; Eren Tutel appears in court;...