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 - 400

Efkan Bolaç acquitted; “Egemen operation plan” and “MGK” cases merged; journalists blocked, attacked, taken in...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 403

Journalist Sinan Aygül suffers violent attack; 2 journalists released from prison; European Court rules detention of j...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 420

Selahattin Kaygusuz placed in pre-trial detention; file sent to prosecutor for final opinion in retrial of “Altans ca...

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Documentary filmmaker Sibel Tekin acquitted; journalist Ali Barış Kurt’s imprisonment sentence upheld; Furkan Karab...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 263

Four journalists including Mezopotamya Agency reporters jailed in Van; new indictment seeks aggravated life sentence fo...

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Can Dündar sentenced to 27.5 years in retrial of "MİT trucks case"; Supreme Court upholds 3 convictions in Zaman tria...

Journalist Fırat Can Arslan acquitted at first hearing

Arslan was jailed pending trial on 25 July for a social media post about the relocations of a public prosecutor and a j...

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