Journalists in Prison

Imprisoned Journalists and Media Employees in Turkey

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As of September 24, 2021, there are currently 57 journalists and media employees in prison.

List of journalists and media employees imprisoned in Turkey because of the work they do:

 

1 Abdulkadir Turay Dicle News Agency (DİHA), reporter
2 Ahmet Feyzullah Özyurt Cihan, muhabir
3 Ahmet Metin Sekizkardeş Zaman
4 Ahmet Uzan Sabah Egeli
5 Alaaddin Akkaşoğlu Karşı daily, Gediz Haber owner
6 Ali Ahmet Böken TRT, News Coordinator
7 Ali Demirer Bugün TV, Chief editor
8 Ali Ünal Zaman, Columnist
9 Ali Yüce TRT Radio, Broadcasting chief
10 Ayşenur Parıldak Haberdar.com, Zaman
11 Aytekin Gezici Journalist, writer
12 Beytullah Özdemir Cihan News Agency, Düzce representative
13 Cihan Acar Bugün, former reporter
14 Çetin Çiftçi Bugün, parliament reporter
15 Erdal Süsem Eylül magazine, editor
16 Erdal Şen Meydan newspaper, managing editor
17 Erkan Akkuş Kanaltürk and Bugün TV former managing editor
18 Erol Zavar Odak, magazine owner and managing editor
19 Faruk Akkan Cihan News Agency
20 Ferhat Çiftçi Azadiya Welat, Gaziantep correspondent
21 Fevzi Yazıcı Zaman, görsel yönetmeni
22 Gültekin Avcı Bugün, köşe yazarı
23 Hakan Ergün Azadiya Welat and Özgür Gündem, distributor
24 Halil İbrahim Öztürkeri TRT
25 Hamza Günerigök TRT, anchorman
26 Harun Çümen Zaman, former Managing Editor
27 Hasan Taşar TRT, former Ankara correspondent
28 Hatice Duman Atılım newspaper, owner and managing editor
29 Hidayet Karaca Samanyolu, Broadcasting Corp. CEO
30 Hüdaverdi Yıldırım Bugün TV, Editor
31 İbrahim Karakaş Yeni Yaşam newspaper staffer
32 İsmail Çoban Azadiya Welat, managing editor
33 Kamuran Sunbat DİHA, former Çukurova reporter
34 Kazım Canlan Cihan, Ankara News Director
35 Kenan Karavil Radyo Dünya, Editor-in-Chief
36 Mahmut Gülecan Özgür Halk journal, Managing editor
37 Mehmet Baransu Taraf, writer
38 Miktat Algül Mezitli FM Genel broadcasts coordinator
39 Murat Çapan Nokta, managing editor
40 Mustafa Gök Ekmek ve Adalet magazine, Ankara correspondent
41 Mustafa Ünal Zaman
42 Nedim Türfent DİHA, reporter
43 Nuh Gönültaş Bugün newspaper
44 Nuri Yeşil Azadiya Welat, Dersim correspondent
45 Özcan Keser TRT, reporter
46 Özden Kınık TRT
47 Sami Tunca Mücadele Birliği magazine, managing editor
48 Sertan Önal Halkın Günlüğü, reporter
49 Seyithan Akyüz Azadiya Welat, Adana correspondent
50 Şeref Yılmaz Irmak TV
51 Turgut Usul TRT, anchorman
52 Uğur Yılmaz DİHA, Bitlis News Portal, Bitlis Municipal Press Unit, reporter
53 Vahit Yazgan Zaman, İzmir regional Bureau Chief
54 Yakup Şimşek Zaman, marketing manager
55 Yılmaz Kahraman Özgür Halk magazine, editor
56 Zafer Özcan Bugün, Finance editor
57 Ziya Ataman DİHA, reporter