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 – 308

New judicial year begins next week; writer Yavuz Ekinci faces lawsuit for Twitter posts from 8 years ago; top court iss...

Writer Yavuz Ekinci appears in court on "propaganda" charge

The accusation stems from eight Twitter posts Ekinci shared in 2013 and 2014 and a joint statement he signed about the ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 310

Yavuz Ekinci appears in court; prosecutor seeks sentence for Dindar Karataş; RTÜK fines Halk TV, Tele1 and TR35; TÜB...