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 - 128

 Şahin Alpay was released but placed under house arrest, while two other journalists were jailed pending trial &nb...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 210

Actor Ersin Umut Güler handed down 21-month sentence for “insulting the president”; prosecutor asks court to convi...