Journalists in Jail

Lists of all journalists in prison and the media institutions, associations and foundations closed down under the State of Emergency can be viewed here.

Name, publication
Date of Arrest
1Abdulkadir Turay, DİHA reporter05.05.2016
2Abdullah Kaya, DİHA
3Abdullah Kılıç, Habertürk30.07.2016
4Abdullah Özyurt, Zaman reporter02.09.2016
5Abdulvahap İş (Freelance journalist)
6Ahmet Altan23.09.2016
7Ahmet Feyzullah Özyurt16.08.2017
8Ahmet Memiş, Gazeteci, Haberdar news website02.09.2016
9Ahmet Metin Sekizkardeş, Zaman journalist05.08.2016
10Ahmet Şık, Cumhuriyet reporter31.12.2016
11Ahmet Turan Alkan, Zaman30.07.2016
12Ahmet Yavaş, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
13Akın Atalay, Pres. of Cumhuriyet Foundation Executive Board09.11.2016
14Alaattin Güner, Cihan media director05.08.2016
15Ali Ahmet Böken, TRT News coordinator
16Ali Aşikar – Azadiya Welat26.08.2016
17Ali Babür Boysal, Zaman page designer01.08.2016
18Ali Bulaç, Eski Zaman columnist30.07.2016
19Ali Ünal, Zaman columnist16.08.2016
20Ali Yüce, TRT Radio broadcasts chief19.08.2016
21Arafat Dayan, Demokratik Ulus01.07.2016
22Aslı Ceren Aslan, Özgür Gelecek21.02.2017
23Ayhan Demir, Çaldıran News Agency25.03.2017
24Ayşe Nazlı Ilıcak30.07.2016
25Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar
26Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
27Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
28Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
29Behram Kılıç9 Kasım
30Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
31Burak Ekici, Birgün16.08.2017
32Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
33Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
34Ceren Taşkın, Hatay'ın Sesi12.01.2017
35Cuma Kaya, Zaman05.08.2016
36Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
37Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
38Çağdaş Erdoğan, Photojournalist13.09.2017
39Deniz Yücel, Die Welt27.02.2017
40Emin Demir, Freelancer31.05.2016
41Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
42Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
43Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
44Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
45Erdoğan Alayamut, Dihaber reporter27.07.2017
46Erol Yüksel (TRT News Department vice president))19.08.2016
47Erol Zavar, Odak magazine, owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
48Fahrettin Kılıç, Özgür Toplum31.07.2017
49Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
50Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
51Fevzi Yazıcı05.08.2016
52Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
53Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
54Gültekin Avcı26.08.2016
55Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
56Hakan Aksel, TRT producer-director19.08.2016
57Hakan Ergün, Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem distributor16.08.2016
58Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
59Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
60Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
61Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
62Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
63Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
64Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper’s owner and managing editor01.04.2003
65Havva Cuştan, ETHA reporter25.10.2017
66Hayati Yıldız, Azadiya Welat01.03.2017
67Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group President19.12.2014
68Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
69Hüseyin Turan, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
70İbrahim Balta, Zaman business editor02.08.2016
71İbrahim Kareyeğen, responsible editor for Zaman26.09.2016
72İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
73İdris Sayılgan, DİHA24.10.2016
74İsmail Efe, local press advisor in İzmir
75İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
76İsminaz Temel, ETHA editor25.10.2017
77Kamuran Sunbat, DİHA Çukurova reporter (formerly)11.09.2011
78Kemal Demir, TV 10 01.12.2017
79Kemal Özer, Evrensel15.09.2017
80Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
81Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
82Mehmet Altan22.09.2016
83Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
84Mehmet Dener, Şanlıurfa.com editor-in-chief22.07.2016
85Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
86Mehmet Gündem9 Kasım
87Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
88Mehmet Özdemir, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
89Meltem Oktay, DİHA reporter19.04.2017
90Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
91Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM General Publications Coordinator17.05.2010
92Mizgin Çay – Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
93Muhammet Taşçılar, Şanlıurfa.com editor-in-chief22.07.2016
94Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
95Murat Avcıoğlu, Zaman05.08.2016
96Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
97Murat Dağdeviren (Demokrat Gebze owner)31.07.2016
98Murat Sabuncu, Editor-in- Chief05.11.2016
99Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news editor,30.07.2016
100Mustafa Gök, Ankara bureau chief for Ekmek ve Adalet magazine01.02.2004
101Mustafa Ünal, Zaman30.07.2016
102Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet, newsroom coordinator03.09.2016
103Mutlu Özay, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
104Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
105Nadir Yücel, Çorum Yıldız (local) Editor-in-Chief04.12.2016
106Nedim Türfent,DİHA13.05.2016
107Nizamettin İzgi (Batman Newspaper’s owner)11.12.2016
108Nuh Gönültaş9 Kasım
109Nur Ener, Yeni Asya03.03.2017
110Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
111Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
112Nurullah Kaya, G.antep Zaman representative31.08.2016
113Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
114Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
115Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
116Özcan Keser (TRT reporter)19.08.2016
117Özkan Erdoğan, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi28.07.2017
118Rabia Özkaya, Özgür Halk06.09.2016
119Ramazan Alkan, Yeni Akit reporter30.09.2016
120Resul Cengiz, Denizli reporter with Zaman10.08.2016
121Sadık Demir – Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
122Sait Gürka Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
123Salih Erbekler – Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
124Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine Managing Editor17.09.2013
125Semiha Mete, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi reporter and distributor25.08.2017
126Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
127Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
128Serkan Erdoğan, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi29.07.2017
129Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
130Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
131Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
132Şahin Alpay, Zaman columnist30.07.2016
133Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
134Şerife Oruç, DİHA reporter05.07.2016
135Tahsin Kürklü, Zaman – head of Logistics Department13.08.2016
136Togay Okay, Özgür Gelecek08.11.2016
137Tuncer Çetinkaya, Zaman Antalya21.08.2016
138Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
139Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
140Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
141Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
142Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
143Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
144Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
145Yasir Kaya, Fenerbahçe TV, formerly16.08.2017
146Yener Dönmez, Habervaktim news website25.08.2016
147Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
148Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
149Zafer Özsoy05.08.2016
150Zehra Doğan, Jinha12.06.2017
151Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter11.04.2016