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.



ETHA journalist İsminaz Temel remains behind bars

İsminaz Temel, in pretrial detention for over a year, is among 23 defendants facing terrorism-related charges in the c...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 167

İsminaz Temel remains behind bars in second hearing; appellate court upholds sentences given in Özgür Gündem trial;...

Semiha Şahin, Pınar Gayıp remain behind bars at 2nd hearing

Şahin, Gayıp, and their two co-defendants, Ferhat Harun Pehlivan and Gülsen İmre, have been in detention on remand ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 168

Hasan Cemal faces investigation on “insulting the president charge”; courts rule to keep jailed journalists in Özg...

Semiha Şahin, Pınar Gayıp released under house arrest

Etkin news agency journalists Şahin and Gayıp, standing trial on terrorism-related charges, had been in pre-trial det...

ETHA office raided by police, 7 taken into custody

Five ETHA employees, including journalists İsminaz Temel and Havva Cuştan, taken into custody during the weekend raid...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 194

Semiha Şahin and Pınar Gayıp released under house arrest; Yavuz Selim Demirağ released on probation; compensation c...

Two journalists arrested in Istanbul released by court

Özgür Gelecek reporter Taylan Özgür Öztaş arrested in house raid, ETHA reporter Tunahan Turhan arrested while ...

ETHA journalists İsminaz Temel and Havva Cuştan’s trial resumes

Expert opinion by Article 19 concerning the charges against İsminaz Temel presented to court during the hearing  C...

Trial of ETHA journalists adjourned

ETHA editor İsminaz Temel and reporter Havva Cuştan’s trial on charges of “membership in a terrorist organization...

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