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.



Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 245

Opposition lawmakers Berberoğlu, Güven and Farisoğulları jailed; Supreme Court upholds conviction of journalist Öz...

Journalist Özgür Boğatekin sent to prison over 2014 news coverage

Boğatekin was sentenced in 2015 to 1 year and 15 days in prison over his reporting about the former district governor ...

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Journalist Erkan Akkuş jailed pending trial; journalist Özgür Boğatekin sent to prison over 2015 news coverage; Can...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 259

Ahmet Altan spends 4 years behind bars; five journalists sentenced for “exposing” MİT operative; Müyesser Yıld...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 264

İshak Yasul, Arafat Dayan handed down prison sentences; court upholds convictions in Sözcü trial; Özgür Boğatekin...

Retrial of journalist Özgür Boğatekin adjourned until December

Ruling to wait for another case file against Boğatekin to be sent over to be merged with the ongoing case, the court a...

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JinNews Kurdish editor Roza Metina arrested; 5 journalists to stand trial for covering 2019 demonstration in Mardin; Bi...

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