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.



INTERVIEW | Fırat Can Arslan: Prison administrations were baffled at the charge

Mezopotamya News Agency reporter Fırat Can Arslan recounts his arrest and the 100 days he spent in solitary confineme...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 433

Ahmet Ayva sent to prison; Sinan Aygül handed jail term for “insulting” his attackers; two journalists acquitted i...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 436

Six journalists detained in İzmir released; Nuray Atmaca detained; Ahmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and Fevzi Yazıcı sent...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 448

Demirören pressures DHA reporter not to publish “Eylem Tok" story; Sinan Aygül’s jail term for “spreading false...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 449

Osman Kavala’s retrial request rejected; seven Nationalist Hearths administrators given jail term; case filed against...

Hayri Demir

Reporter for DİHA and Mezopotamya news agency...

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...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 112

Three more journalists have been arrested in Turkey as of January 23, bringing the number of imprisoned journalists in ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 235

Journalists Sadiye Eser and Sadık Topaloğlu, musician Yılmaz Çelik released from pre-trial detention; journalists, ...

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