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 - 153

Former DİHA reporter Uğur Akgül jailed; Hülya Emeç, her news source given suspended prison terms for “denigratin...

Journalists in state of Emergency - 31

146 journalists behind bars and one TV presenter missing after alleged police detention ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 213

Journalist Emre Orman jailed pending trial over his social media posts; former responsible managing editor of Yeni Yaş...

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