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.



Rights groups criticize Turkey's "permanent state of emergency"

More than 40 freedom of speech and media freedom organizations signed a joint statement calling on Turkish authorities...

Rights groups call for release of defendants in Altans trial

17 free speech and rights groups issue joint statement ahead of next week’s hearing in Altans case retrial   S...

Rights groups: Re-arrest of Ahmet Altan arbitrary, cruel 

Twenty-five international rights groups and freedom of expression organizations have issued a joint statement concerni...

Rights groups call for urgent release of journalists, others at risk of Covid-19

27 rights groups urge authorities to “immediately and unconditionally release journalists, rights defenders and othe...

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