Monthly Archive: June 2017

Ahmet Altan

The renowned novelist and journalist has been imprisoned since September 2016 on coup charges. The …

Ahmet Şık

Ahmet Şık, an investigative journalist for Cumhuriyet daily, was taken into custody in late December 2016 …

Ahmet Turan Alkan

Ahmet Turan Alkan, a former columnist for Zaman daily, was arrested along with dozens of …

Akın Atalay

Cumhuriyet Foundation Executive Board President Akın Atalay was taken into police custody on November 11, …

Ali Bulaç

Ali Bulaç, a sociologist, theologian, and a former columnist for the shuttered Zaman daily, was …

Ali Ünal

Ali Ünal was a longtime columnist for the Zaman daily, which was shut down through …

Aslı Ceren Aslan

The responsible managing editor of leftist Özgür Gelecek newspaper is jailed pending trial on charges …

Aslı Erdoğan

Aslı Erdoğan, a renowned novelist and a columnist and an Editorial Advisory Board of the …

Atilla Taş

Atilla Taş, a former singer and a columnist for the shuttered Meydan daily, was arrested …

Aydın Engin

Cumhuriyet columnist Aydın Engin was detained on October 31, 2016 after a raid of his …

Ayşe Düzkan

Journalist Ayşe Düzkan joined in a campaign for solidarity with the now-defunct pro-Kurdish newspaper Özgür …

Ayşenur Parıldak

27-year-old Ayşenur Parıldak, a former court reporter for the shuttered Zaman and a student of …

Aytekin Gezici 

Journalist and writer Aytekin Gezici was jailed pending trial on July 25, 2016, as part …

Bayram Kaya

Bayram Kaya, a former reporter for Zaman and the short-lived Yeni Hayat daily, was arrested …

Beritan Canözer

Reporter Beritan Canözer of the shuttered Jin News Agency (JINHA) was arrested on 16 December …

Bülent Utku

Bülent Utku, one of the lawyers of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, is also on the board …

Çağdaş Erdoğan

Photojournalist Çağdaş Erdoğan was detained on September 2, 2017, while taking pictures in Istanbul’s Kadıköy …

Can Dündar

Can Dündar, the former editor-in-chief of the opposition Cumhuriyet daily, was imprisoned on November 26, …

Cihan Acar

Cihan Acar, a reporter for shuttered Bugün and Özgür Düşünce newspapers, was arrested on 26 …

Deniz Yücel

Deniz Yücel, German Die Welt newspaper’s correspondent in Turkey, was arrested in February 2017 in …

Ece Sevim Öztürk

Ece Sevim Öztürk was arrested on 8 June 2018 as part of an investigation launched …

Emin Şakir

Publisher Emin Şakir was imprisoned pending trial in November 2017

Erdem Gül

Erdem Gül is the Ankara Bureau Chief for the Cumhuriyet newspaper. He was imprisoned on …

Erdoğan Alayumat

Erdoğan Alayumat, a reporter for the shuttered Dicle Media News Agency (Dihaber), was taken into …

Eren Keskin

Lawyer and human rights defender Eren Keskin, although not a journalist by profession, faces a …

Gökmen Ulu

Gökmen Ulu, the İzmir correspondent of Sözcü daily, was detained on May 19, 2017, in …

Güray Öz

Güray Öz, who is the news ombudsman and a columnist for Cumhuriyet, is also a …

Hakan Kara

Hakan Kara, a Cumhuriyet columnist and and member of Cumhuriyet Foundation’s Board of Directors, was …

Hanım Büşra Erdal

Hanım Büşra Erdal, a court reporter and a columnist for the shuttered Zaman and Yeni …

Hikmet Çetinkaya

Hikmet Çetinkaya, one of Cumhuriyet’s most well-known writers, is also on the Cumhuriyet Foundation’s Board …

Hülya Karakaya

Hülya Karakaya, former responsible managing editor of leftist, pro-Kurdish Özgür Halk magazine, was arrested in August at …

Hüsnü Mahalli

Syrian born journalist Hüsnü Mahalli was detained on the morning of December 12, 2016, following …

İnan Kızılkaya

İnan Kızılkaya is former responsible managing editor of the pro-Kurdish Özgür Gündem Daily, one of …

İshak Karakaş

Halkın Nabzı Editor in Chief İshak Karakaş was taken into custody on 22 January 2018 …

İsminaz Temel

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

Kadri Gürsel

Kadri Gürsel, a veteran journalist and the head of IPI Turkey Committee, was arrested on …

Kazım Kızıl

Documentarist, video-activist and journalist Kazım Kızıl was arrested by the police on April 17, 2017 …

Lale Sarıibrahimoğlu

Lale Sarıibrahimoğlu, a veteran defense reporter and a former columnist with the Zaman daily, was …

Lokman Erdoğan

Lokman Erdoğan, an executive of the local daily Manşet published in the central Anatolian province …

Mahir Kanaat

Police arrested Mahir Kanaat, an employee of the left-wing Birgün daily, and five other journalists …

Mehmet Altan

Mehmet Altan, a professor of economics and a columnist, has been held in İstanbul's Silivri …

Mehmet Baransu

Mehmet Baransu, a former correspondent for the now-defunct Taraf newspaper, was arrested in March 2015 …

Meşale Tolu

Meşale Tolu, a German citizen who worked as a reporter and translator for Etkin News …

Mizgin Çay

Mizgin Çay, a staff member of the local radio station Radyo Karacadağ, was arrested on …

Mümtazer Türköne

Mümtazer Türköne, an academic and columnist for the shuttered Zaman newspaper, was arrested in a …

Murat Aksoy

Murat Aksoy, a columnist for the shuttered Yeni Hayat daily and an advisor for the …

Murat Sabuncu

Murat Sabuncu, editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet and one of the seven founders of Punto24 Platform for …

Musa Kart

Musa Kart, Cumhuriyet’s renowned cartoonist, was taken into police custody on October 31, 2016 along …

Mustafa Kemal Güngör

Attorney Mustafa Kemal Güngör, a Cumhuriyet Foundation board member, was detained by police on October …

Nazlı Ilıcak

Nazlı Ilıcak, a newspaper and television commentator, faces three aggravated life sentences on coup charges. …

Necmiye Alpay

Necmiye Alpay is a renowned linguist, writer and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board …

Nedim Türfent

Nedim Türfent, a correspondent of the pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA), was arrested on May …

Nurcan Baysal

Journalist and author Nurcan Baysal was taken into custody on 22 January 2018 during a …

Nuriye Ural

Journalist and columnist Nuriye Ural, best known for the interviews she conducted with various public …

Oğuz Güven

Oğuz Güven, the former editor-in-chief of the online edition of secularist opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, was arrested …

Ömer Çelik

Ömer Çelik, a news editor at the shuttered, pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA) was arrested …

Önder Çelik

Önder Çelik, a former Cumhuriyet Foundation executive board member, was detained as part of an …

Orhan Erinç

Orhan Erinç is the head of the Cumhuriyet Foundation's Board of Directors. He also holds …

Orhan Kemal Cengiz

Orhan Kemal Cengiz, a human rights lawyer and former columnist, is on trial alongside 10 …

Özgür Amed

Özgür Amed, a columnist for the Özgür Gündem newspaper, which was shut down in November …

Pelin Ünker

Journalist Pelin Ünker was hit with three separate lawsuits over her article series published in …

Pınar Gayıp

Etkin News Agency (ETHA) reporter Pınar Gayıp was arrested on 13 April 2018 during an …

Şahin Alpay

Şahin Alpay is a 74-year-old political scientist and a long-time columnist for the shuttered Zaman …

Şebnem Korur Fincancı

Academic Şebnem Korur Fincancı faces "propaganda" charges in two separate trials: for taking part in …

Seda Taşkın 

Mezopotamya Agency reporter Seda Taşkın, in pretrial detention at the Sincan Prison in Ankara, is …

Semiha Şahin

Etkin News Agency (ETHA) editor Semiha Şahin was arrested in Istanbul on 13 April 2018 …

Tunca Öğreten

Tunca Öğreten, a former news editor for news portal Diken, was arrested along with five …

Turhan Günay

Turhan Günay, veteran journalist and editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet Kitap who has been at the …

Ufuk Şanlı

Ufuk Şanlı, a business journalist for a number of media outlets including Zaman and Vatan …

Zehra Doğan

Zehra Doğan, 28, is a reporter and an editor of the pro-Kurdish Jin News Agency …

Pineapple
This website has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of P24 and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.