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 – 233

Osman Kavala faces additional “espionage” charge in coup investigation; newspaper terminates Timur Soykan’s contr...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 108

Journalist Ayşenur Arslan sentenced to prison for ‘’insulting the president’’; prosecutor submits final opin...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 125 

13 journalists receive prison sentences in February, CHP lawmaker highlights in monthly “Rights Violations against th...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 224

Constitutional Court rules former Zaman columnist Türköne’s rights not violated; Yeni Yaşam responsible editor Osm...

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