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.

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Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 357

Journalist Gündem arrested near border with Greece; Şükrü Özşengül dies of heart attack in prison; Center for Combating Disinformation established; Interior Minister targets BirGün, Tele1
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 356

Supreme Court orders retrial of former Zaman and Samanyolu executives; Constitutional Court rules against conviction of journalist Boğatekin over news report; local journalist imprisoned pending trial
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 355

Judicial recess formally begins; court orders removal of news reports on access ban on reports on Emine Erdoğan; JinNews reporter faces “terrorism” investigation; BİK penalizes birgun.net
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 354

ECtHR: Turkey failed to fulfill its obligations; Metin Cihan’s Twitter account temporarily restricted; Yeni Yaşam's Azime Bozkurt detained; prosecutor decides against prosecuting Özgür Boğatekin
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    Fevzi Yazıcı

    Former design director of Zaman newspaper
     

    Ruşen Takva

    Freelance journalist
     

    Pelin Ünker

    Journalist Pelin Ünker was hit with three separate lawsuits over her article ser..
     

    Ayşe Düzkan

    Journalist Ayşe Düzkan joined in a campaign for solidarity with the now-defunct ..
     

    Semiha Şahin

    Etkin News Agency (ETHA) editor Semiha Şahin was arrested in Istanbul on 13 Apri..
     

    İsminaz Temel

    İsminaz Temel, an editor for the Etkin news agency (ETHA), was arrested on 19 Oc..
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