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 - 72

Court rejects requests for release in “terrorist organization membership” case where 29 defendants, mostly journali...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 74

Arrest warrants issued for 34 ex-TRT employees. Number of imprisoned journalists rises to 166 as Mehmet Çakmakçı sen...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 81

Prosecutor seeks up to 15 years for journalist Meşale Tolu, a German passport holder   An indictment charging M...

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