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.



Online panel: Journalists should not refrain from seeking legal action against police brutality

Journalist Beyza Kural, lawyer Meriç Eyüboğlu and trade union representatives Gülfem Karataş and Elif Akgül discu...

Murat Sabuncu

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

Güray Öz

News ombudsman and columnist for Cumhuriye...

Aytekin Gezici 

Journalist and writer Aytekin Gezici was jailed pending trial on July 25, 2016, as part of an investigation in the afte...

Pınar Gayıp

Reporter for Etkin News Agency (ETHA...

Semiha Şahin

Etkin News Agency (ETHA) editor Semiha Şahin was arrested in Istanbul on 13 April 2018 du...

Pelin Ünker

Journalist Pelin Ünker was hit with three separate lawsuits over her article series published in Cumhuriyet daily in N...

Sadiye Eser

Mezopotamya news agency reporte...

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