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.



BirGün trial gets under way

İbrahim Aydın, Barış İnce, Can Uğur and Bülent Yılmaz are charged with “aiding a terrorist organization” ov...

Two more Boğaziçi University students detained 

Police take two more Boğaziçi University students into custody on campus as families of jailed students call for the...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 205

Journalist Mehmet Baransu ordered to remain behind bars at the end of 21st hearing in Taraf trial; 5 journalists arrest...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 218

T24 Editor-in-Chief Doğan Akın to stand trial over website’s “Fuat Avni” reports; at least 6 journalists handed...

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