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.



Odatv editor-in-chief, three other journalists jailed pending trial

Yeni Yaşam daily’s Editor-in-Chief Ferhat Çelik, Responsible Editor Aydın Keser and Yeniçağ columnist Murat Ağ...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 232

Eight journalists jailed pending trial in a week over their reporting or social media posts; journalist Aziz Oruç hand...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 56

Thirteen suspects, most of whom are writers and journalists, accused of working as the media arm of an organization cal...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 23

  On Oct. 18, the owner and two employees of Radyo Karacadağ, a Kurdish radio station...

CHP, HDP lawmakers say bill proposing early release lacks fairness

Opposition lawmakers say bill proposing early release and amendments on probation should be expanded to cover all inmat...

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