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.

Rights organizations condemn RTÜK decision to revoke license of Açık RadyoEvrensel daily columnist İhsan Çaralan’s case droppedCall from rights organizations to EU: Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 456
 

Rights organizations condemn RTÜK decision to revoke license of Açık Radyo

The IPI and the undersigned freedom of the press and expression organizations condemn the decision by Turkey’s broadcast regulator to revoke the license of independent radio station Açık Radyo
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 456

Açık Radyo’s broadcasting license revoked by RTÜK; Osman Kavala’s application to Ministry of Justice for “retrial” rejected; Halkın Günlüğü reporter Sertan Önal released
 

Call from rights organizations to EU: "Prioritize protecting media freedom and human rights in Türkiye"

The undersigned media freedom, human rights and journalists’ groups call on the new European Commission and the new European Parliament to strengthen their commitment to protecting journalists’ rights
 

Evrensel daily columnist İhsan Çaralan’s case dropped

The court has decided to drop the case on the grounds that the 5-year probation period of deferment of the sentence issued for Çaralan expired
Expression Interrupted
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    Furkan Karabay

    Editor for Gerçek Gündem news portal
     

    Ahmet Kanbal

    Mezopotamya News Agency reporter
     

    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..
     

    Ece Sevim Öztürk

    Ece Sevim Öztürk was arrested on 8 June 2018 as part of an investigation launche..
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