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 - 428

Sıddık Güler sent to prison; five journalists acquitted in three trials; Celalettin Can released from prison; Evrens...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 430

Hakan Yalçın released after four days in custody; Osman Çaklı, reporter at Akbelen protests, summoned to give state...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 431

Top court annuls article allowing for access block decisions; three journalists acquitted in four cases; Furkan Karabay...

Aslı Erdoğan

Novelist, columnist, Özgür Gündem Editorial Advisory Board membe...

Necmiye Alpay

Linguist, former Özgür Gündem editorial advisory board membe...

Özgür Amed

Özgür Amed, a columnist for the Özgür Gündem newspaper, which was shut down in November 2016 under an emergency de...

Ayşe Düzkan

Journalist Ayşe Düzkan joined in a campaign for solidarity with the now-defunct pro-Kurdish newspaper Özgür Gündem...

İnan Kızılkaya

Former responsible managing editor of Özgür Günde...

Reyhan Hacıoğlu

Former editor for Özgür Gündem, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi newspaper...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 50

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

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