According to the report published by the Media Monitoring Desk of the Independent Communications Network (BIA) for the period of July-August-September 2008, total of 116people, 77 of whom are journalists, were prosecuted in the 73 freedom of expression cases.

The report presents the violations under the following headings: “Attacks and Threats”, “Custodies and arrests”, “Cases and Attempts”, “Arrangements and seeking of rights”, “European Court of Human Rights”, “Reactions to censorship and monopolizations”, and “RTÜK Implementations.