47th Hearing Held in Trial of Academics

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
14/12/2017

The first hearing was held for an academic, Melda Tunçay, on the third day of the trial of the peace declaration signatories.

The trial of retired chemistry professor from Marmara University Melda Tunçay was held at the 36th Heavy Penal Court. Tunçay’s colleagues and lawyers attended the hearing.

In his statement of defense, Tunçay said that he signed the declaration with humanitarian considerations. His lawyers demanded his acquittal.

Akademisyen Davalarında 47. Duruşma Görüldü

Yazar / Referans: 
Beyza Kural, Bianet
Tarih: 
14/12/2017

Barış bildirisi imzacısı akademisyenlerin davalarının üçüncü gününde bir akademisyenin davasının ilk duruşması görüldü.

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in “Bu suça ortak olmayacağız” bildirisi imzacılarına yönelik davaların üçüncü günü bugün gerçekleşti.

Marmara Üniversitesi’nden emekli kimya profesörü Melda Tunçay’ın 36. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesi’nde görülen duruşmasına avukatlar ve meslektaşları katıldı.

Statement of Solidarity with Turkish Faculty and Students

Yazar / Referans: 
Graduate Workers of Columbia University
Tarih: 
11/12/2017

The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 severely condemns the Turkish government’s continued assault on dissenting voices amongst Turkish faculty and students, and stand in solidarity with the signatories of the January 2016 Peace Petition now facing a fresh round of criminal indictments. Read our full statement here:

İki Günde 46 Akademisyenin Davası Görüldü

Yazar / Referans: 
Tansu Pişkin, Bianet
Tarih: 
08/12/2017

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in bildirisine imza atan 1128 ilk imzacıdan 148'inin dava süreci 5 Aralık’ta başladı. 46 akademisyenin davalarının ilk duruşmaları görüldü.

Barış İçin Akademisyenler’in “Bu suça ortak olmayacağız” bildirisi imzacılarına yönelik davalar 5 Aralık’ta Çağlayan’daki İstanbul Adliyesi’nde başladı.

HRK President criticises trials of academics

Yazar / Referans: 
HRK (German Rectors' Conference: The Voice of the Universities)
Tarih: 
08/12/2017

In an open letter to the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul, HRK President Professor Dr Horst Hippler has expressed strong criticism of the prosecution of a large group of Turkish academics, whose trials are scheduled to begin this week.

Academics for Peace blog is online!

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
08/12/2017

This blog is curated by Academics for Peace Germany e.V.  Its aim is, on the one hand, to create an archive of factual and up-to-date information on the ongoing developments that researchers, journalists and others with an interest in the topic can rely on. On the other hand, this blog will provide contextualization and analysis from a variety of different disciplines and theoretic approaches, in preparation of a planned research network on the instrumentalization of law for the suppression of academic freedom in Turkey and elsewhere.

Llamada a la solidaridad con los Académicos por la Paz procesados

Yazar / Referans: 
BAK
Tarih: 
08/12/2017

Las violaciones de la libertad académica y la libertad de expresión en Turquía han llegado a una situación calamitosa. Las intimidaciones del gobierno turco y sus partidarios hacia los académicos han escalado a acciones legales, según las cuales los académicos signatarios de la paz enfrentan 7,5 años de prisión si son condenados por "propaganda para una organización terrorista".

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