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.

Journalists in State of Emergency - 52

On March 22, Platform for Independent Journalism P24 updated the number of imprisoned journalists in Turkey to 150 from 148, based on recently obtained accounts of families of two j

A call for media pluralism and freedom

68 organisations from around the world express concern about the continuous deterioration of freedom of expression in Turke

Journalists in State of Emergency - 50

155 journalists were in prison in Turkey as of March 10; which marked the 2

Journalists in State of Emergency - 49

Nur Ener, a news editor with the Yeni Asya daily, was arrested on March 6. Yeni Asya

Journalists in State of Emergency - 48

Azadiya Welat journalist Hayati Yıldız was arrested by a court on March 1. The journalist had been in detention since mid-February. On Feb. 28, the Evrensel daily publis