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 call for swift end to Evrensel’s advertising ban

Evrensel faces removal from the public advertising system for at least three years if ban is not lifted until 28 Marc...

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...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 236

Bill proposing early release for 90,000 inmates submitted to Parliament; at least 6 journalists called in for questioni...