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
7Ahmet Altan23.09.2016
8Ahmet Feyzullah Özyurt16.08.2017
9Ahmet Memiş, Haberdar news website02.09.2016
10Ahmet Metin Sekizkardeş, Zaman05.08.2016
11Ahmet Yavaş, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
12Ali Ahmet Böken, TRT News coordinator
13Ali Akkuş, Zaman
14Ali Aşikar, Azadiya Welat26.08.2016
15Ali Ünal, Zaman columnist16.08.2016
16Ali Yüce, TRT Radio broadcasts chief19.08.2016
17Arafat Dayan, Demokratik Ulus01.07.2016
18Aslı Ceren Aslan, Özgür Gelecek21.02.2017
19Ayşe Düzkan29.01.2019
20Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar11.08.2016
21Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
22Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
23Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
24Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
25Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
26Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
27Ceren Taşkın, Hatay Ses12.01.2017
28Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
29Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
30Çetin Kurşun, Azadiya Welat21.02.2018
31Doğan Baran, Odak magazine owner, managing editor31.05.2018
32Emin Demir, freelancer31.05.2016
33Emre İper, Cumhuriyet accounting dept. staff25.04.2019
34Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
35Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
36Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
37Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
38Eren Erdem, Karşı newspaper former editor-in-chief 29.06.2018
39Erol Yüksel, TRT News Department vice president19.08.2016
40Erol Zavar, Odak magazine owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
41Fahri Öztoprak, Cihan/Zaman Samsun correspondent19.12.2016
42Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
43Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
44Ferhat Parlak, Silvan Mücadele newspaper owner14.04.2018
45Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman chief designer05.08.2016
46Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
47Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
48Gültekin Avcı26.08.2016
49Güray Tekin Öz, former columnist Cumhuriyet25.04.2019
50Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
51Hakan Aksel, TRT producer-director19.08.2016
52Hakan Ergün, Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem distributor16.08.2016
53Hakan Karasinir, former columnist Cumhuriyet25.04.2019
54Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
55Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
56Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
57Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
58Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
59Harun Çümen, Zaman former managing editor04.03.2018
60Hasan Bozkurt, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
61Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
62Hasan Hüseyin Örs, former TRT production-broadcast operator
63Hasan Taşar, former TRT Ankara reporter
64Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper owner and managing editor01.04.2003
65Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group president19.12.2014
66Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
67İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri, former TRT production-broadcast operator
68İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
69İdris Sayılgan, DİHA24.10.2016
70İdris Yılmaz23.01.2018
71İhsan Yaşar, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi owner06.04.2018
72İsmail Çoban, former Azadiya Welat managing editor03.05.2018
73İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
74İsmail Evren, Nokta magazine news director
75Kamuran Sunbat, former DİHA Çukurova reporter11.09.2011
76Kazım Canlan, Cihan news agency Ankara news director
77Kemal Sancılı, Özgür Gündem copyrights holder11.05.2018
78Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
79Kibriye Evren, JinNews reporter11.10.2018
80Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
81Mehmet Ali Çelebi, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
82Mehmet Ali Genç, Atılım newspaper responsible managing editor
83Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
84Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
85Mehmet Gündem09.11.2017
86Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
87Mehmet Sıddık damar, DİHA30.04.2018
88Meltem Oktay, DİHA reporter19.04.2017
89Metin Arslan, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
90Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
91Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM broadcast coordinator17.05.2010
92Muhammed Sait Kuloğlu, owner of Subuhaber.com
93Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
94Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
95Murat Dağdeviren, Demokrat Gebze owner31.07.2016
96Musa Kart, former cartoonist Cumhuriyet25.04.2019
97Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news editor30.07.2016
98Mustafa Gök, Ankara bureau chief for Ekmek ve Adalet magazine01.02.2004
99Mustafa Gökkılıç, reporter, Radikal and Habertürk TV19.07.2018
100Mustafa Göktaş, Özgür Gündem Şanlıurfa reporter16.03.2018
101Mustafa Kemal Güngör, Cumhuriyet Foundation former board member25.04.2019
102Mustafa Ünal, Zaman30.07.2016
103Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet, newsroom coordinator03.09.2016
104Mutlu Özay, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
105Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
106Nadir Yücel, Çorum Yıldız local newspaper editor-in-chief04.12.2016
107Nazlı Ilıcak30.07.2016
108Nedim Türfent, DİHA13.05.2016
109Nizamettin İzgi, Batman newspaper owner11.12.2016
110Nuh Gönültaş, Bugün columnist09.11.2017
111Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
112Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
113Nurullah Kaya, Gaziantep Zaman representative31.08.2016
114Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
115Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
116Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
117Önder Çelik, Cumhuriyet Foundation former board member25.04.2019
118Özcan Keser, TRT reporter19.08.2016
119Özden Kınık, TRT
120Pınar Gayıp, ETHA reporter19.04.2018
121Reyhan Hacıoğlu, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
122Sadık Demir, Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
123Sait Gürkan Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
124Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine managing editor17.09.2013
125Sedat Laçiner, Haberdar news portal20.07.2016
126Semiha Mete, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi reporter/distributor25.08.2017
127Semiha Şahin, ETHA editor19.04.2018
128Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
129Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
130Sertan Önal, Halkın Günlüğü reporter23.02.2018
131Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
132Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
133Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
134Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
135Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
136Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
137Uğur Akgül08.08.2018
138Uğur Yılmaz, former Bitlis Municipality press desk employee05.07.2017
139Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
140Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
141Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
142Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
143Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
144Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
145Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
146Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter11.04.2016

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