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...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 194

Semiha Şahin and Pınar Gayıp released under house arrest; Yavuz Selim Demirağ released on probation; compensation c...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 221

Journalist Aziz Oruç sent to prison; court issues reasoned judgment in retrial of Cumhuriyet case; Constitutional Cour...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 17

On Sept. 6, two distributors of Turkey’s only Kurdish-language daily, Azadiya Welat, whose 24 employees were...

Journalists in State of Emergency – 18

Journalist and writer Ahmet Altan and his brother Mehmet Altan, a professor of economics, were...

Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 191

Assailants attack two journalists in two provinces in one week; appellate court acquits journalist Seda Taşkın of one...

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