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 - 138

“KCK press trial” adjourned again; 18 defendants separated from “Zaman trial” make final defense statements; at...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 149

ETHA reporter Ali Sönmez Kayar remains behind bars; BirGün daily faces investigation for nightclub shooting coverage...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 130

Police raid Özgürlükçü Demokrasi newspaper’s head office and printing facility in İstanbul; detain publisher, p...