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İshak Karakaş: Imprisoned for tweeting about Turkey’s Afrin operation

alt informationAccording to the Turkish interior ministry, as of 27 February, 845 people had been detained by police for criticising the Afrin operation

Academic freedom under assault in Turkey’s courts

alt informationOver 1,100 academics are facing trial in the wake of the failed July 2016 coup in Turkey.

Osman Kavala’s arrest: A new low in Turkey’s descent

alt informationWhat makes Kavala’s arrest so pervasive is that it sends the message that the government has not been satisfied by the level of the crackdown it has already imposed on civil society

Turkey: Court rules that Cumhuriyet journalists will remain under arrest

alt informationThe Cumhuriyet trial resumed on 11 September. The court issued an interim ruling to keep five defendants in prison.

Cumhuriyet: A pained history of suppression, assassinations and betrayal

alt informationThe trial of Cumhuriyet journalists and executives resumes on 11 September. It is more than likely that some of the newspaper’s former executives will testify against them, but neither imprisonment nor backstabbing is new in Cumhuriyet’s strained 93-year existence.

Cumhuriyet journalists: Imprisoned for changing editorial policy

alt informationCumhuriyet journalists and executives face trial beginning Monday 24 July for abetting the failed 15 July 2016 coup against the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey: The wife of imprisoned journalist Murat Aksoy tells of his ordeal

alt informationJournalist Murat Aksoy has been detained in Turkey's post-coup crackdown. His wife Şehriban tells how the arrests have taken a toll on her family.

The story of a strange (un)release from prison

alt informationDr. Sunay Usluer, the wife of a journalist imprisoned in Turkey, shares her account of the anxious hours waiting for the release that never came.

Ramazan Ölçen: Kurdish journalist detained for working at Apê Musa’s newspaper

alt information“Of course my family are worried,” says Ramazan Ölçen, who was detained for owning the copyrights to what was Turkey’s only Kurdish-language daily newspaper

Turkey’s silenced: Journalist Nur Ener arrested after a tip-off

alt informationNur Ener is one of over 150 journalists in prison in Turkey. She was arrested for using an obscure app after publishing critical interview.