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.



Journalist Derya Okatan appears in court for "propaganda" case

Okatan is on trial for news reports shared on the social media accounts of Etkin News Agency, where she worked as respo...

Journalist Sibel Hürtaş appears in court for "resisting" detention

The case, launched upon a complaint by four police officers who violently detained Hürtaş as she was covering a prote...

Ahmet Altan

Novelist and former editor-in-chief of Taraf newspape...

Ahmet Şık

Investigative journalis...

Cihan Acar

Reporter for Bugün dail...

Murat Sabuncu

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

Mehmet Baransu

Former reporter for Taraf newspape...

Lokman Erdoğan

Columnist for Çorum Manşe...

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