Journalists in Prison

Imprisoned Journalists and Media Employees in Turkey

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As of June 16th, 2022, there are at least 56 imprisoned journalists and media employees in Turkey.

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

1 Abdulkadir Turay
Dicle News Agency (DİHA), reporter
2 Abdurrahman Öncü
3 Ahmet Uzan Sabah Egeli
4 Alaaddin Akkaşoğlu
Karşı daily, Gediz Haber owner
5 Ali Ahmet Böken TRT, News Coordinator
6 Ali Demirer Bugün TV, Chief editor
7 Ali Ünal Zaman, columnist
8 Aziz Oruç
Mesopotamia News Agency, editor
9 Cihan Acar Bugün daily reporter
10 Çetin Çiftçi Bugün daily reporter
11 Devrim Ayık Özgür Halk magazine
12 Elif Üngür
13 Ercan Gün Fox TV, News editor
14 Erdal Süsem Eylül magazine, editor
15 Erkan Akkuş
Kanaltürk and Bugün TV former managing editor
16 Erol Zavar
Odak, magazine owner and managing editor
17 Ferhat Çiftçi
Azadiya Welat, Gaziantep correspondent
18 Fevzi Yazıcı Zaman, visual director
19 Gültekin Avcı Bugün daily columnist
20 Harun Çümen
Zaman, former Managing Editor
21 Hasan Taşar
TRT, former Ankara correspondent
22 Hatice Duman
Atılım newspaper, owner and managing editor
23 Hüdaverdi Yıldırım Bugün TV, editor
24 İbrahim Karakaş Yeni Yaşam daily employee
25 İbrahim Koyuncu
26 İsmail Çoban
Azadiya Welat, managing editor
27 Kenan Karavil Radyo Dünya, Editor-in-Chief
28 Lezgin Akdeniz
29 Mahmut Gülecan
Özgür Halk magazine, Managing editor
30 Mazlum Doğan Güler
31 Mehmet Ali Ertaş Xwebûn daily, Editor-in-chief
32 Mehmet Baransu Taraf, reporter
33 Mehmet Şahin
34 Miktat Algül
Mezitli FM Genel broadcasts coordinator
35 Murat Çapan Nokta, managing editor
36 Mustafa Gök
Ekmek ve Adalet magazine, Ankara correspondent
37 Nedim Türfent DİHA, reporter
38 Neşe Toprak
39 Ömer Çelik
40 Özcan Keser TRT
41 Özden Kınık TRT
42 Ramazan Geciken
43 Remziye Temel
44 Rıfat Söylemez
Adana Haber newspaper owner
45 Safiye Alagaş JinNews Director
46 Sami Tunca
Mücadele Birliği magazine, managing editor
47 Serdar Altan
Dicle Fırat Journalists’ Association Co-chair
48 Sertan Önal Halkın Günlüğü, reporter
49 Seyithan Akyüz
Azadiya Welat, Adana correspondent
50 Suat Doğuhan
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 Zafer Özcan Bugün, Finance editor
55 Zeynel Abidin Bulut
56 Ziya Ataman DİHA, reporter