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 - 144

Former Samanyolu executive Hidayet Karaca given aggravated life sentence, DİHA editor fined, new arrest warrant issued...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 267

Two journalists convicted of "insulting the president"; journalist İbrahim Karakaş jailed; court overturns acquittals...

Mehmet Baransu

Former reporter for Taraf newspape...

Şirin Kabakcı

Former Konya bureau chief of Zaman newspape...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 15

On August 30, detention warrants were issued for 35 journalists as part of the probe launched into the July 15 coup d...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 17

On Sept. 6, two distributors of Turkey’s only Kurdish-language daily, Azadiya Welat, whose 24 employees were...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 18

Journalist and writer Ahmet Altan and his brother Mehmet Altan, a professor of economics, were...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 19

Academic Mehmet Altan, who was kept in detention for 12 days on charges of having given televised “subliminal pro-cou...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 20

On September 28, the Turkish governmen...

1
Top