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.

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Name, publication
Date of Arrest
1Abdulkadir Turay, DİHA reporter05.05.2016
2Abdullah Dirican, Zaman local news editor
3Abdullah Kaya, DİHA
4Abdullah Kılıç, Habertürk30.07.2016
5Abdullah Özyurt, Zaman reporter02.09.2016
6Abdulvahap İş, freelance journalist
7Adil Demirci, ETHA reporter17.04.2018
8Ahmet Altan23.09.2016
9Ahmet Feyzullah Özyurt16.08.2017
10Ahmet Memiş, Haberdar news website02.09.2016
11Ahmet Metin Sekizkardeş, Zaman05.08.2016
12Ahmet Yavaş, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
13Ali Ahmet Böken, TRT News coordinator
14Ali Akkuş, Zaman
15Ali Aşikar, Azadiya Welat26.08.2016
16Ali Babür Boysal, Zaman page designer01.08.2016
17Ali Ünal, Zaman columnist16.08.2016
18Ali Yüce, TRT Radio broadcasts chief19.08.2016
19Arafat Dayan, Demokratik Ulus01.07.2016
20Aslı Ceren Aslan, Özgür Gelecek21.02.2017
21Atilla Taş, Meydan columnist09.11.2018
22Ayşe Nazlı Ilıcak30.07.2016
23Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar11.08.2016
24Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
25Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
26Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
27Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
28Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
29Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
30Cemal Tunç, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
31Ceren Taşkın, Hatay Ses12.01.2017
32Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
33Cumali Çaygeç, TRT Şeş news director30.12.2016
34Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
35Çetin Kurşun, Azadiya Welat21.02.2018
36Doğan Baran, Odak magazine owner, managing editor31.05.2018
37Emin Demir, freelancer31.05.2016
38Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
39Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
40Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
41Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
42Erdoğan Zamur, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
43Eren Erdem, Karşı newspaper former editor-in-chief 29.06.2018
44Erol Yüksel, TRT News Department vice president19.08.2016
45Erol Zavar, Odak magazine owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
46Fahri Öztoprak, Cihan/Zaman Samsun correspondent19.12.2016
47Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
48Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
49Ferhat Parlak, Silvan Mücadele newspaper owner14.04.2018
50Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman chief designer05.08.2016
51Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
52Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
53Gültekin Avcı26.08.2016
54Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
55Hakan Aksel, TRT producer-director19.08.2016
56Hakan Ergün, Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem distributor16.08.2016
57Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
58Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
59Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
60Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
61Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
62Harun Çümen, Zaman former managing editor04.03.2018
63Hasan Bozkurt, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
64Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
65Hasan Hüseyin Örs, former TRT production-broadcast operator
66Hasan Taşar, former TRT Ankara reporter
67Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper owner and managing editor01.04.2003
68Haydar Ergül, Demokratik Modernite editor23.01.2018
69Hicran Ürün, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
70Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group president19.12.2014
71Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
72İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri, former TRT production-broadcast operator
73İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
74İdris Sayılgan, DİHA24.10.2016
75İdris Yılmaz23.01.2018
76İhsan Sinmiş, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
77İhsan Yaşar, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi owner06.04.2018
78İrfan Karaca, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
79İshak Yasul, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi responsible managing editor06.04.2018
80İsmail Çoban, former Azadiya Welat managing editor03.05.2018
81İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
82İsminaz Temel, ETHA editor25.10.2017
83Kamuran Sunbat, former DİHA Çukurova reporter11.09.2011
84Kasım Zengin, owner of Gün Matbaacılık05.04.2018
85Kazım Canlan, Cihan news agency Ankara news director
86Kemal Demir, TV 10 01.12.2017
87Kemal Özer, Evrensel15.09.2017
88Kemal Sancılı, Özgür Gündem copyrights holder11.05.2018
89Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
90Kibriye Evren, JinNews reporter11.10.2018
91Mahmut Abay, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
92Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
93Mehmet Ali Çelebi, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
94Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
95Mehmet Emin Sümeli, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
96Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
97Mehmet Gündem9 Kasım
98Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
99Mehmet Sıddık damar, DİHA30.04.2018
100Meltem Oktay, DİHA reporter19.04.2017
101Metin Arslan, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
102Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
103Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM broadcast coordinator17.05.2010
104Muhammed Sait Kuloğlu, owner of Subuhaber.com
105Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
106Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
107Murat Dağdeviren, Demokrat Gebze owner31.07.2016
108Musa Kaya, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
109Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news editor30.07.2016
110Mustafa Gök, Ankara bureau chief for Ekmek ve Adalet magazine01.02.2004
111Mustafa Gökkılıç, reporter, Radikal and Habertürk TV19.07.2018
112Mustafa Göktaş, Özgür Gündem Şanlıurfa reporter16.03.2018
113Mustafa Ünal, Zaman30.07.2016
114Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet, newsroom coordinator03.09.2016
115Mutlu Özay, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
116Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
117Nadir Yücel, Çorum Yıldız local newspaper editor-in-chief04.12.2016
118Nedim Türfent, DİHA13.05.2016
119Nizamettin İzgi, Batman newspaper owner11.12.2016
120Nuh Gönültaş, Bugün columnist9 Kasım
121Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
122Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
123Nurullah Kaya, Gaziantep Zaman representative31.08.2016
124Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
125Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
126Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
127Özcan Keser, TRT reporter19.08.2016
128Özden Kınık, TRT
129Pınar Gayıp, ETHA reporter19.04.2018
130Reyhan Hacıoğlu, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
131Rojhat Doğru, reporter for Gale Kurdistan TV05.12.2018
132Sadık Demir, Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
133Sait Gürkan Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
134Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine managing editor17.09.2013
135Semiha Mete, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi reporter/distributor25.08.2017
136Semiha Şahin, ETHA editor19.04.2018
137Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
138Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
139Serkan Canbaz, TRT Ankara reporter, news editor01.12.2016
140Sertan Önal, Halkın Günlüğü reporter23.02.2018
141Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
142Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
143Sezai Yavaş, TRT Diyarbakır deputy regional director
144Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
145Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
146Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
147Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
148Uğur Akgül08.08.2018
149Uğur Selman Kelekçiler, Gün Matbaacılık employee05.04.2018
150Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
151Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
152Veli Büyükşahin, TV10 executive18.01.2018
153Veli Haydar Güleç, TV10 executive18.01.2018
154Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
155Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
156Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
157Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
158Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
159Zehra Doğan, Jinha12.06.2017
160Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter