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.



Tunca Öğreten

Tunca Öğreten, a former news editor for news portal Diken, was arrested along with five o...

Orhan Erinç

Orhan Erinç is the head of the Cumhuriyet Foundation's Board of Director...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 62

On May 16, the Istanbul 13th High Criminal Court handed down prison senten...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 64

On May 22, former editor-in-chief of the shuttered Nokta magazine, Cevheri Güven, and its responsible managing editor ...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 70

Indictment into six journalists accused of links with RedHack and reporting on leaked e-mails of Berat Albayrak submi...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 71

Details on accusations against six journalists who reported on energy minister’s e-mails emerge   Details of a...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 96

A regional court rules for re-trial in the MIT trucks case; indictment into the Istanbul 10 completed   The ...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 98

Five journalists detained and former TRT cameraman arrested while 2 journalists released from prison   Polic...

Scores of journalists, rights defenders to go on trial

About 90 journalists, writers and human rights defenders will appear before courts in the coming days   Abou...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 104

Two journalists released in RedHack trial while no one was released in coup trial where 20 journalists are imprisoned ...

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