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.

Journalist Duygu Kıt gives statement over reporting following mine collapseFreedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 444Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 443ANALYSIS | Constitutional Court’s annulment of the Law no. 7262 and associations
 

Journalist Duygu Kıt gives statement over reporting following mine collapse

Journalist Kıt said it was both her “right and duty to report on a development that could place nature and the environment under risk”
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 444

ECtHR to prioritize Kavala’s second application; CHP MP Utku Çakırözer releases press freedom report; Mesopotamia Women Journalists Association releases violations report
 

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 443

Many journalists threatened, obstructed and detained on day of local elections and afterwards; former DİHA reporter Murat Verim released; two journalists acquitted; RTÜK to investigate TRT Haber
 

ANALYSIS | Constitutional Court’s annulment of the Law no. 7262 and associations

By annulling some articles of the Law no. 7262, the Constitutional Court has partially, and likely temporarily, halted the civil society front of rising authoritarianism
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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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