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 - 59

On May 2, Ayşenur Parıldak, a Zaman journalist who has been imprisoned as part of the probe into the alleged group be...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 80

French journalist Loup Bureau arrested in Şırnak, two local journalists arrested in Gaziantep. Imprisoned journalist ...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 81

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

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 195

Journalist Canan Coşkun acquitted, video-activist Kazım Kızıl convicted of “insulting the president” charge; ja...

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