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 Kılıç, Habertürk30.07.2016
3Abdullah Özyurt, Zaman reporter02.09.2016
4Ahmet Altan
5Ahmet Feyzullah Özyurt16.08.2017
6Ahmet Memiş, Haberdar news website02.09.2016
7Ahmet Metin Sekizkardeş, Zaman05.08.2016
8Ahmet Yavaş, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
9Ali Ahmet Böken, TRT News coordinator
10Ali Akkuş, Zaman
11Ali Aşikar, Azadiya Welat26.08.2016
12Ali Ünal, Zaman columnist16.08.2016
13Ali Yüce, TRT Radio broadcasts chief19.08.2016
14Arafat Dayan, Demokratik Ulus01.07.2016
15Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar11.08.2016
16Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
17Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
18Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
19Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
20Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
21Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
22Ceren Taşkın, Hatay Ses12.01.2017
23Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
24Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
25Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
26Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
27Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
28Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
29Erol Yüksel, TRT News Department vice president19.08.2016
30Erol Zavar, Odak magazine owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
31Fahri Öztoprak, Cihan/Zaman Samsun correspondent19.12.2016
32Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
33Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
34Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman chief designer05.08.2016
35Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
36Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
37Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
38Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
39Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
40Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
41Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
42Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
43Harun Çümen, Zaman former managing editor04.03.2018
44Hasan Bozkurt, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
45Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
46Hasan Hüseyin Örs, former TRT production-broadcast operator
47Hasan Taşar, former TRT Ankara reporter
48Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper owner and managing editor01.04.2003
49Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group president19.12.2014
50Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
51İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri, former TRT production-broadcast operator
52İbrahim Varlık, Cihan news agency prime ministry correspondent28.05.2019
53İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
54İdris Sayılgan, DİHA24.10.2016
55İsmail Çoban, former Azadiya Welat managing editor03.05.2018
56İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
57İsmail Evren, Nokta magazine news director
58Kamuran Sunbat, former DİHA Çukurova reporter11.09.2011
59Kazım Canlan, Cihan news agency Ankara news director
60Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
61Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
62Mehmet Ali Genç, Atılım newspaper responsible managing editor
63Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
64Mehmet Emin Demir, freelancer31.05.2016
65Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
66Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
67Melike Aydın, Jin News Izmir correspondent16.11.2019
68Metin Arslan, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
69Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
70Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM broadcast coordinator17.05.2010
71Muhammed Sait Kuloğlu, owner of Subuhaber.com
72Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
73Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
74Murat Dağdeviren, Demokrat Gebze owner31.07.2016
75Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news editor30.07.2016
76Mustafa Gök, Ankara bureau chief for Ekmek ve Adalet magazine01.02.2004
77Mustafa Gökkılıç, reporter, Radikal and Habertürk TV19.07.2018
78Mustafa Göktaş, Özgür Gündem Şanlıurfa reporter16.03.2018
79Mustafa Ünal, Zaman30.07.2016
80Mustafa Yayla18.05.2019
81Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet, newsroom coordinator03.09.2016
82Mutlu Özay, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
83Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
84Nadir Yücel, Çorum Yıldız local newspaper editor-in-chief04.12.2016
85Nedim Türfent, DİHA13.05.2016
86Nuh Gönültaş, Bugün columnist09.11.2017
87Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
88Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
89Nurullah Kaya, Gaziantep Zaman representative31.08.2016
90Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
91Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
92Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
93Özcan Keser, TRT reporter19.08.2016
94Özden Kınık, TRT
95Ruken Demir, Mezopotamya news agency Izmir correspondent16.11.2019
96Sait Gürkan Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
97Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine managing editor17.09.2013
98Sedat Laçiner, Haberdar news portal20.07.2016
99Semiha Mete, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi reporter/distributor25.08.2017
100Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
101Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
102Sertan Önal, Halkın Günlüğü reporter23.02.2018
103Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
104Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
105Soner Karabulut, reporter, Gazete Fersude07.11.2019
106Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
107Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
108Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
109Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
110Uğur Yılmaz, former Bitlis Municipality press desk employee05.07.2017
111Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
112Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
113Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
114Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
115Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
116Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
117Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
118Zafer Özcan, editor, Bugün newspaper07.03.2019
119Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter11.04.2016

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