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.



Report: Turkey’s implementation of ECtHR judgments on free speech

Report examines key European Court judgments against Turkey finding violations of freedom of expression and Turkey's tr...

Expression Interrupted releases first Freedom of Expression and the Press Agenda report

According to the report, during the first 4 months of 2021, 213 journalists stood trial; 20 journalists were sentenced ...

Expression Interrupted releases latest freedom of expression and press report

109 journalists stood trial in May and June; 4 journalists were sentenced to a total of 9 years and 8 months in prison....

Expression Interrupted publishes latest Freedom of Expression and the Press Agenda Report

A total of 102 journalists appeared before courts in 52 cases and 10 journalists were sentenced to a combined 39 years ...

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...

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