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 - 195

Journalist Canan Coşkun acquitted, video-activist Kazım Kızıl convicted of “insulting the president” charge; ja...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 216

Journalists Ruken Demir and Melike Aydın jailed pending trial; Ahmet Altan re-arrested 8 days after his release; prose...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 228

Prosecutor submits final opinion in Gezi Park trial; Office of General Prosecutor asks Supreme Court of Appeals to upho...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 230

Osman Kavala re-arrested one day after being acquitted in Gezi Park trial Journalist Şirin Kabakcı handed down 6-year...

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