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
14Ayşenur Parıldak, Zaman, Haberdar11.08.2016
15Aytekin Gezici, journalist/writer25.07.2016
16Aziz İstegün, Diyarbakır Zaman representative01.08.2016
17Bayram Kaya, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
18Beytullah Özdemir, Zaman Düzce bureau chief27.10.2016
19Burçin Dokgöz, former Zaman and Çorum reporter01.08.2016
20Cemal Azmi Kalyoncu, Journalists and Writers’ Foundation30.07.2016
21Cuma Ulus, Millet newspaper’s publications coordinator30.07.2016
22Cüneyt Seza Özkan, Samanyolu TV16.08.2017
23Emre Soncan, Zaman defense reporter30.07.2016
24Ercan Gün, Fox TV25.08.2016
25Erdal Süsem, Eylül magazine editor01.02.2010
26Erdal Şen, former Meydan managing editor09.08.2016
27Erol Yüksel, TRT News Department vice president19.08.2016
28Erol Zavar, Odak magazine owner and newsroom director20.01.2007
29Fahri Öztoprak, Cihan/Zaman Samsun correspondent19.12.2016
30Faruk Akkan, Cihan news agency05.08.2016
31Ferhat Çiftçi, Azadiya Welat Gaziantep bureau chief16.02.2011
32Fevzi Yazıcı, Zaman chief designer05.08.2016
33Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Türksolu columnist03.09.2016
34Gurbet Çakar, Hevi women’s magazine19.04.2011
35Habip Güler, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
36Hakan Taşdelen05.08.2016
37Halil İbrahim Mert, TRT (Erzurum)23.07.2016
38Hamit Dilbahar, Azadiya Welat columnist13.02.2010
39Hamza Günerigök, TRT30.01.2017
40Hanım Büşra Erdal, Zaman reporter and columnist30.07.2016
41Harun Çümen, Zaman former managing editor04.03.2018
42Hasan Bozkurt, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
43Hasan Duman, Özgürlükçü Demokrasi distributor01.01.2017
44Hasan Hüseyin Örs, former TRT production-broadcast operator
45Hasan Taşar, former TRT Ankara reporter
46Hatice Duman, Atılım newspaper owner and managing editor01.04.2003
47Hidayet Karaca, Samanyolu Media Group president19.12.2014
48Hüseyin Aydın, Cihan reporter30.07.2016
49İbrahim Halil Öztürkeri, former TRT production-broadcast operator
50İbrahim Varlık, Cihan news agency prime ministry correspondent28.05.2019
51İdris Okur, Cihan New Agency Çorum reporter01.08.2016
52İsmail Çoban, former Azadiya Welat managing editor03.05.2018
53İsmail Ersan, Anatolia news agency25.10.2017
54İsmail Evren, Nokta magazine news director
55Kamuran Sunbat, former DİHA Çukurova reporter11.09.2011
56Kazım Canlan, Cihan news agency Ankara news director
57Kenan Karavil, Radyo Dünya editor-in-chief11.12.2009
58Mehmet Ali Ay16.08.2017
59Mehmet Ali Genç, Atılım newspaper responsible managing editor
60Mehmet Baransu, Taraf columnist/reporter02.03.2015
61Mehmet Güleş, DİHA07.12.2016
62Mehmet Kuru, Zaman Eskişehir reporter16.08.2016
63Melike Aydın, Jin News Izmir correspondent16.11.2019
64Metin Arslan, Bugün reporter19.05.2017
65Mikail Barut, Özgür Halk former editor29.08.2012
66Miktat Algül, Mezitli FM broadcast coordinator17.05.2010
67Muhammed Sait Kuloğlu, owner of Subuhaber.com
68Muhsin Pilgir, Zaman and Cihan news agency16.08.2017
69Murat Çapan, Nokta27.05.2017
70Murat Dağdeviren, Demokrat Gebze owner31.07.2016
71Mustafa Erkan Acar, Bugün news editor30.07.2016
72Mustafa Gök, Ankara bureau chief for Ekmek ve Adalet magazine01.02.2004
73Mustafa Gökkılıç, reporter, Radikal and Habertürk TV19.07.2018
74Mustafa Göktaş, Özgür Gündem Şanlıurfa reporter16.03.2018
75Mustafa Ünal, Zaman30.07.2016
76Mustafa Yayla18.05.2019
77Mutlu Çölgeçen, Millet, newsroom coordinator03.09.2016
78Mutlu Özay, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
79Mümtazer Türköne, Zaman columnist05.08.2016
80Nadir Yücel, Çorum Yıldız local newspaper editor-in-chief04.12.2016
81Nedim Türfent, DİHA13.05.2016
82Nuh Gönültaş, Bugün columnist09.11.2017
83Nuri Durna, TRT23.07.2016
84Nuri Yeşil, Azadiya Welat Dersim bureau chief27.05.2010
85Nurullah Kaya, Gaziantep Zaman representative31.08.2016
86Oğuz Usluer, Habertürk former broadcasts coordinator28.12.2016
87Osman Yakut, Zaman Antalya21.07.2016
88Ömer Oruç, Cihan newspaper18.12.2016
89Özcan Keser, TRT reporter19.08.2016
90Özden Kınık, TRT
91Ruken Demir, Mezopotamya news agency Izmir correspondent16.11.2019
92Sadık Topaloğlu, Mezopotamya news agency reporter29.11.2019
93Sadiye Eser, Mezopotamya news agency reporter29.11.2019
94Sait Gürkan Tuzlu, Cihan reporter16.08.2017
95Sami Tunca, Mücadele Birliği magazine managing editor17.09.2013
96Sedat Laçiner, Haberdar news portal20.07.2016
97Serhat Şeftali, Zaman regional bureau chief for the Med region21.07.2016
98Serkan Aydemir, Bitlis Aktüel reporter13.02.2016
99Sertan Önal, Halkın Günlüğü reporter23.02.2018
100Seyid Kılıç, TRT News30.07.2016
101Seyithan Akyüz, Azadiya Welat Adana bureau chief11.12.2009
102Soner Karabulut, reporter, Gazete Fersude07.11.2019
103Şahabettin Demir, DİHA reporter09.05.2010
104Şeref Yılmaz, Irmak TV05.08.2016
105Turgut Usul, TRT reporter04.01.2018
106Ufuk Şanlı, former Vatan columnist30.07.2016
107Uğur Yılmaz, former Bitlis Municipality press desk employee05.07.2017
108Ünal Tanık, Rota Haber editor-in-chief18.01.2017
109Vahit Yazgan, İzmir Zaman bureau chief26.08.2016
110Yakup Çetin, Zaman reporter30.07.2016
111Yakup Şimşek, Zaman, marketing director06.08.2016
112Yalçın Güler, TRT (Erzurum)19.08.2016
113Yetkin Yıldız, Aktif Haber website editor24.07.2016
114Yılmaz Kahraman, Özgür Halk editor11.12.2009
115Yusuf Topaloğlu, DİHA reporter27.11.2019
116Zafer Özcan, editor, Bugün newspaper07.03.2019
117Ziya Ataman, DİHA reporter11.04.2016

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