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.

Three journalists arrested while covering refugee crisis still in custody

Nine journalists arrested while covering the refugee crisis in Edirne have been released, three journos detained on 29 ...

Rudaw TV reporter Rawin Sterk Yıldız jailed pending trial

Yıldız, who was taken into custody while covering the refugee crisis in Edirne, jailed on the charge of “spreading ...

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...