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.



Five journalists assaulted in two weeks

6 assailants arrested for attacking Yavuz Selim Demirağ released while the assailants who attacked Ergin Çevik and Ha...

Journalists in State of Emergency - 101

Government expected to submit defense in ECtHR cases; number of imprisoned journalists is now 152 following Sözcü rep...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 193

Journalist İbrahim Varlık jailed pending trial; Kadri Gürsel sent back to prison, freed on probation; Mehmet Gündem...

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