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.



Four journalists jailed in Van released pending trial at first hearing

Adnan Bilen, Cemil Uğur, Şehriban Abi and Nazan Sala were jailed in October on the charge of “membership in a terro...

Trial of five journalists who reported on torture allegations to continue in October

Adnan Bilen, Cemil Uğur, Nazan Sala, Şehriban Abi and Zeynep Durgut are charged with “membership in a terrorist org...

Journalist Kenan Kırkaya’s trial adjourned once again

Kenan Kırkaya, the former Ankara representative of Dicle News Agency, is among eight defendants charged with “member...

Journalist Hatice Şahin’s trial on "terror" charge adjourned until January

Şahin is accused based on statements by secret witnesses, phone calls she made with her colleagues and her sources and...

"Saturday Mothers trial": Requests for recusal of judge rejected

The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and ARTICLE 19 submit expert opinion on international human rights ...

Ahmet Altan

Novelist and former editor-in-chief of Taraf newspape...

Ahmet Şık

Investigative journalis...

Cihan Acar

Reporter for Bugün dail...

Murat Sabuncu

Journalist, former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet daily, P24 founde...

1
Top