Expression Interrupted

Journalists and academics bear the brunt of the massive crackdown on freedom of expression in Turkey. Scores of them are currently subject to criminal investigations or behind bars. This website is dedicated to tracking the legal process against them.



Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 222

Seven defendants in Sözcü trial convicted of “aiding a terrorist group”; Osman Kavala ordered to remain behind ba...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 185

Jailed journalist Haydar Ergül released after 15 months in pre-trial detention; nine defendants in Özgür Gündem sol...

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