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.



Derya Okatan acquitted

Acquittal was ruled for Okatan who was tried over a news article published at the time she was ETHA’s managing edtio...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 348

Five police officers to face trial for using force against journalist; RTÜK fines TV channels for broadcasting opposit...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 373

Conviction demanded for Şebnem Korur Fincancı; Mehmet Emin Kurnaz given prison term; Supreme Court of Appeals overtur...

Ömer Çelik

Ömer Çelik, a news editor at the shuttered, pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA) was arrested by the police in his h...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 50

155 journalists were in prison in Turkey as of March 10; which marked the ...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 55

Executives and columnists of the shuttered Zaman daily indicted for “attempting to overthrow the government and con...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 54

On April 4, Turkish prosecutors submitted an indictment to a...

Journalists in State of Emergency -- 53

On March 31, a court ruled for the release of 21 journalists...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 52

On March 22, Platform for Independent Journalism P24 updated the number of imprisoned journalists in Turkey to 150 from...

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