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.



European Court rules jailing of Cumhuriyet journalists violated their rights

Finding a violation of the right to liberty and security and freedom of expression, Court finds no violation of Article...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 268

ECtHR rules jailing of Cumhuriyet journalists violated their rights; Müyesser Yıldız and Aziz Oruç released; Erkan ...

ANALYSIS | ECtHR's Cumhuriyet judgment: Another brick in the wall

The European Court of Human Rights' Cumhuriyet judgment has shown the gap between its standards and the Turkish judicia...

ANALYSIS | A criticism of the European Court's Cumhuriyet judgment

No matter how strong, a judgment finding violations of the right to liberty and freedom of expression that is rendered ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 291

European Court’s Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık judgments become final; İnci Aydın acquitted at her second hearing; RT...

Ahmet Şık

Investigative journalis...

Murat Sabuncu

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

Can Dündar

Former editor-in-chief Cumhuriye...

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