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
19Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar11.08.2016
20Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
21Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
22Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
23Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
24Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
25Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
26Ceren Taşkın, Hatay Ses12.01.2017
27Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
28Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
29Emre İper, Cumhuriyet accounting dept. staff25.04.2019
30Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
31Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
32Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
33Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
34Eren Erdem, Karşı newspaper former editor-in-chief 29.06.2018
35Erol Yüksel, TRT News Department vice president19.08.2016
36Erol Zavar, Odak magazine owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
37Fahri Öztoprak, Cihan/Zaman Samsun correspondent19.12.2016
38Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
39Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
40Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman chief designer05.08.2016
41Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
42Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
43Gültekin Avcı26.08.2016
44Güray Tekin Öz, former columnist Cumhuriyet25.04.2019
45Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
46Hakan Karasinir, former columnist Cumhuriyet25.04.2019
47Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
48Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
49Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
50Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
51Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
52Harun Çümen, Zaman former managing editor04.03.2018
53Hasan Bozkurt, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
54Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
55Hasan Hüseyin Örs, former TRT production-broadcast operator
56Hasan Taşar, former TRT Ankara reporter
57Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper owner and managing editor01.04.2003
58Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group president19.12.2014
59Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
60Hüseyin Aykol, Özgür Gündem eş genel yayın yönetmeni11.07.2019
61İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri, former TRT production-broadcast operator
62İbrahim Varlık, Cihan news agency prime ministry correspondent28.05.2019
63İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
64İdris Sayılgan, DİHA24.10.2016
65İdris Yılmaz23.01.2018
66İsmail Çoban, former Azadiya Welat managing editor03.05.2018
67İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
68İsmail Evren, Nokta magazine news director
69Kamuran Sunbat, former DİHA Çukurova reporter11.09.2011
70Kazım Canlan, Cihan news agency Ankara news director
71Kemal Sancılı, Özgür Gündem copyrights holder11.05.2018
72Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
73Kibriye Evren, JinNews reporter11.10.2018
74Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
75Mehmet Ali Genç, Atılım newspaper responsible managing editor
76Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
77Mehmet Emin Demir, freelancer31.05.2016
78Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
79Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
80Mehmet Sıddık damar, DİHA30.04.2018
81Meltem Oktay, DİHA reporter19.04.2017
82Metin Arslan, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
83Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
84Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM broadcast coordinator17.05.2010
85Muhammed Sait Kuloğlu, owner of Subuhaber.com
86Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
87Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
88Murat Dağdeviren, Demokrat Gebze owner31.07.2016
89Musa Kart, former cartoonist Cumhuriyet25.04.2019
90Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news editor30.07.2016
91Mustafa Gök, Ankara bureau chief for Ekmek ve Adalet magazine01.02.2004
92Mustafa Gökkılıç, reporter, Radikal and Habertürk TV19.07.2018
93Mustafa Göktaş, Özgür Gündem Şanlıurfa reporter16.03.2018
94Mustafa Kemal Güngör, Cumhuriyet Foundation former board member25.04.2019
95Mustafa Ünal, Zaman30.07.2016
96Mustafa Yayla18.05.2019
97Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet, newsroom coordinator03.09.2016
98Mutlu Özay, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
99Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
100Nadir Yücel, Çorum Yıldız local newspaper editor-in-chief04.12.2016
101Nazlı Ilıcak30.07.2016
102Nedim Türfent, DİHA13.05.2016
103Nizamettin İzgi, Batman newspaper owner11.12.2016
104Nuh Gönültaş, Bugün columnist09.11.2017
105Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
106Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
107Nurullah Kaya, Gaziantep Zaman representative31.08.2016
108Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
109Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
110Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
111Önder Çelik, Cumhuriyet Foundation former board member25.04.2019
112Özcan Keser, TRT reporter19.08.2016
113Özden Kınık, TRT
114Sadık Demir, Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
115Sait Gürkan Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
116Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine managing editor17.09.2013
117Sedat Laçiner, Haberdar news portal20.07.2016
118Semiha Mete, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi reporter/distributor25.08.2017
119Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
120Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
121Sertan Önal, Halkın Günlüğü reporter23.02.2018
122Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
123Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
124Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
125Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
126Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
127Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
128Uğur Akgül08.08.2018
129Uğur Yılmaz, former Bitlis Municipality press desk employee05.07.2017
130Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
131Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
132Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
133Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
134Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
135Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
136Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
137Zafer Özcan, editor, Bugün newspaper07.03.2019
138Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter11.04.2016

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