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.



37 rights groups call on Turkey to release persons in pre-trial detention

Rights groups urge Council of Judges and Prosecutors to issue clear guidance to local courts that pre-trial detention s...

Rights groups: Free Osman Kavala and all jailed HRDs

Issued on the 900th day of Osman Kavala’s detention, the statement by the Solidarity Network for Human Rights Defende...

Rawin Sterk Yıldız charged with "propaganda," "membership of terrorist group"

Jailed pending trial since March, Rudaw TV reporter Yıldız will appear before a criminal court in Istanbul on 2 Septe...

Journalist Erkan Akkuş jailed pending trial

Akkuş, a former anchor and news director at the now-defunct TV stations Kanaltürk and Bugün TV, is charged with "m...

Ahmet Altan

Novelist and former editor-in-chief of Taraf newspape...

Ahmet Şık

Investigative journalis...

Murat Sabuncu

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

Mahir Kanaat

Accountant for BirGün newspape...

Tunca Öğreten

Former news editor for news portal Dike...

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