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.



Rights groups: Re-arrest of Ahmet Altan arbitrary, cruel 

Twenty-five international rights groups and freedom of expression organizations have issued a joint statement concerni...

Ahmet Altan

The renowned novelist and journalist has been imprisoned since September 2016 on coup cha...

Cihan Acar

Reporter for Bugün dail...

Yetkin Yıldız

Yetkin Yıldız, the former editor-in-chief of the news website Aktif Haber, was arrested o...

Orhan Erinç

Orhan Erinç is the head of the Cumhuriyet Foundation's Board of Director...

Atilla Taş

Atilla Taş, a former singer and a columnist for the shuttered Meydan daily, was arrested ...

Osman Kavala

Osman Kaval...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 77

First session in Cumhuriyet case, where executives and columnists are on trial, starts July 24. Two more rights defende...

“Prosecutions used to silence dissenting voices”

Nils Muiznieks submits opinion to European Court of Human Rights on 10 applications from imprisoned journalists Th...

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