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 Babür Boysal, Zaman page designer01.08.2016
16Ali Ünal, Zaman columnist16.08.2016
17Ali Yüce, TRT Radio broadcasts chief19.08.2016
18Arafat Dayan, Demokratik Ulus01.07.2016
19Aslı Ceren Aslan, Özgür Gelecek21.02.2017
20Ayşe Düzkan29.01.2019
21Ayşe Nazlı Ilıcak30.07.2016
22Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar11.08.2016
23Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
24Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
25Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
26Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
27Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
28Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
29Ceren Taşkın, Hatay Ses12.01.2017
30Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
31Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
32Çetin Kurşun, Azadiya Welat21.02.2018
33Doğan Baran, Odak magazine owner, managing editor31.05.2018
34Emin Demir, freelancer31.05.2016
35Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
36Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
37Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
38Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
39Eren Erdem, Karşı newspaper former editor-in-chief 29.06.2018
40Erol Yüksel, TRT News Department vice president19.08.2016
41Erol Zavar, Odak magazine owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
42Fahri Öztoprak, Cihan/Zaman Samsun correspondent19.12.2016
43Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
44Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
45Ferhat Parlak, Silvan Mücadele newspaper owner14.04.2018
46Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman chief designer05.08.2016
47Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
48Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
49Gültekin Avcı26.08.2016
50Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
51Hakan Aksel, TRT producer-director19.08.2016
52Hakan Ergün, Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem distributor16.08.2016
53Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
54Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
55Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
56Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
57Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
58Harun Çümen, Zaman former managing editor04.03.2018
59Hasan Bozkurt, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
60Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
61Hasan Hüseyin Örs, former TRT production-broadcast operator
62Hasan Taşar, former TRT Ankara reporter
63Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper owner and managing editor01.04.2003
64Haydar Ergül, Demokratik Modernite editor23.01.2018
65Hicran Ürün, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
66Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group president19.12.2014
67Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
68İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri, former TRT production-broadcast operator
69İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
70İdris Sayılgan, DİHA24.10.2016
71İdris Yılmaz23.01.2018
72İhsan Yaşar, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi owner06.04.2018
73İshak Yasul, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi responsible managing editor06.04.2018
74İsmail Çoban, former Azadiya Welat managing editor03.05.2018
75İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
76İsmail Evren, Nokta magazine news director
77Kamuran Sunbat, former DİHA Çukurova reporter11.09.2011
78Kazım Canlan, Cihan news agency Ankara news director
79Kemal Sancılı, Özgür Gündem copyrights holder11.05.2018
80Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
81Kibriye Evren, JinNews reporter11.10.2018
82Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
83Mehmet Ali Çelebi, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
84Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
85Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
86Mehmet Gündem09.11.2017
87Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
88Mehmet Sıddık damar, DİHA30.04.2018
89Meltem Oktay, DİHA reporter19.04.2017
90Metin Arslan, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
91Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
92Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM broadcast coordinator17.05.2010
93Muhammed Sait Kuloğlu, owner of Subuhaber.com
94Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
95Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
96Murat Dağdeviren, Demokrat Gebze owner31.07.2016
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 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 newspaper editor-in-chief04.12.2016
106Nedim Türfent, DİHA13.05.2016
107Nizamettin İzgi, Batman newspaper owner11.12.2016
108Nuh Gönültaş, Bugün columnist09.11.2017
109Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
110Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
111Nurullah Kaya, Gaziantep Zaman representative31.08.2016
112Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
113Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
114Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
115Özcan Keser, TRT reporter19.08.2016
116Özden Kınık, TRT
117Pınar Gayıp, ETHA reporter19.04.2018
118Reyhan Hacıoğlu, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi editor10.04.2018
119Sadık Demir, Radyo Karacadağ18.10.2016
120Sait Gürkan Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
121Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine managing editor17.09.2013
122Sedat Laçiner, Haberdar news portal20.07.2016
123Semiha Mete, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi reporter/distributor25.08.2017
124Semiha Şahin, ETHA editor19.04.2018
125Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
126Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
127Sertan Önal, Halkın Günlüğü reporter23.02.2018
128Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
129Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
130Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
131Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
132Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
133Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
134Uğur Akgül08.08.2018
135Uğur Yılmaz, former Bitlis Municipality press desk employee05.07.2017
136Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
137Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
138Veli Büyükşahin, TV10 executive18.01.2018
139Veli Haydar Güleç, TV10 executive18.01.2018
140Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
141Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
142Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
143Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
144Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
145Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter11.04.2016