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 - 140

Özgür Gündem publisher and editor jailed; Court lifts Şahin Alpay’s house arrest, releases 2 journalists from pre...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 151

Gökhan Öner released from pretrial detention; 315 journos in Turkey face thousands of years in prison, latest BIA Med...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 187

Prosecution submits final opinion in Sözcü trial; prosecutor seeks conviction for Hasan Cemal on “propaganda” cha...